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Why Edward Snowden loves open source

May 11, 2017, 08:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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Infamous government hacker Edward Snowden believes open source is a fundamentally better way to use technology compared to proprietary technology that he believes disempowers users. When you're running things in Google's cloud, Amazon's cloud, how do you know when you're being spied on? Open source tools that customers build and host themselves give users more control over how data is handled.

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