Microsoft seen as major US security threat

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  1. MoparShaha macrumors 68000

    MoparShaha

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    Link: Microsoft seen as major US security threat

    The US government has been hinting at this for awhile. A few months back, Tom Ridge was advised not to use Windows in the Department of Homeland Security. One step closer to dethroning Bill.....
     
  2. applemacdude macrumors 68040

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    Cool, maybe they can start using macs? Maybe when that happens there will be world peace
     
  3. MrMacMan macrumors 604

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    :(


    Apple will not bite.


    Apple always does this...

    Linux will win for sure, no doubt.

    Apple might get like The Weather Agency... but not most of them...

    Apple never was good with this.
     
  4. jaykk macrumors 6502a

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    Author of report critical of Microsoft loses job

    The chief technology officer for a technology firm that works closely with Microsoft Corp. lost his job after he helped write this report.

    "But critics said Geer's firing was reflective of Microsoft's far-reaching ability in Washington and across the technology industry to silence experts who complain about weaknesses in its software or its aggressive business practices. The Justice Department struggled years ago to find technology executives willing to testify against Microsoft in its antitrust trial."

    here is the
    news item
     

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