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Diary of a Senior Editor: Symantec Knows Who Butters Their Bread

“It’s a poorly kept secret that Cincinatti Microwave, best known
for making radar detectors Back In The Day, also manufactured a lot
of the radar guns used by police. It was thus in their best
interests to keep making better radar detectors, which encouraged
police to buy better guns, and speeders to buy better detectors to
detect the new guns. It’s kind of like supplying the weapons to
both sides of a civil war at a handy profit.

“Well, Cincinatti Microwave is no more, but Symantec seems to
have discovered a similar type of logic…”


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