[LINK] Ghostnet fallout: A Secure OS For the Dalai Lama?

Kim Holburn kim at holburn.net
Mon Apr 20 18:01:32 AEST 2009

An interesting article from slashdot:

But something in this post caught my eye:


> One thing which is absolutely clear; Windows should be ruled out
> A) The Chinese government has preferential access to the Windows  
> source code. As such they will always know a vulnerability you  
> don't. If you are their enemy then it can never be an acceptable  
> system.

Ouch.  And consider, enemy in this case could well mean: "competitor"  
or even "business partner".  Double ouch.

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