HALEN666 Posted September 11, 2009 Share Posted September 11, 2009 Hey guys, it has been a while since the last time I posted in this forums, but anyway. I wanna ask you something that makes me wonder about microsoft and his move to start helping the open source community. I read an article about microsoft supporting open source projects (some of them of course) at least for now. However, I wonder, What are they really trying to do here???. The only reason I switched from windows to kubuntu and fedora is because I know microsoft helps federal agencies such as fbi and nsa to spy on people. All those security problems that microsoft has, are just excuses for them to have open doors in peoples' computers. Don't get me wrong here, I do not do anything illegal, at least that I know. Do you think, microsoft's move is to have certain control on open source software, so they can keep helping federal agencies to spy on people, or at least on linux users too??? If the NSA really has backdoors in windows, I am sure they might have some in MACs. Linux seems to be the only choice for people that want to have privacy nowadays. However, I don't think they will let linux users have that privilege. I read an article that said NSA could have included backdoors in selinux, in order to be able to spy on linux users (at least on the ones that use selinux). I know you will say that selinux is open source, but then let me ask you this. Who are the ones checking all those thousands or millions lines of code?? it is you? or is it somebody called bob, that gets paid for telling you that everything is OK in the code. Just because you know c++, python, etc or even assembly does not mean you can really understand all that code. The people that do, well, then can get paid for not looking at certain places in the code. They want you to find the exploits in the everything, so you can;t knock them down in the future. Security researches are just helping them to have the perfect operating systems, so they and only they can have access to your computer, but you can;t have access to theirs. Look I am just wonder about our future. They have control in our computers, they have gps systems in our cars, they have cameras everywhere, they have all your information including the financial one, they even want to implant small chips in people, so they can be safe from kidnapping and other stuff, they get help fromthe biggest search engine in the world to see what you are looking for on the net and have kind of a psychological picture of you, they get help from social networking sites such as facebook and myspace to know more about you and what you do on the net, why do you think they want you to use your email address as a user name ion those sites? so they can have a picture of you and know whose email addresses belong to who. Everything they do, they do it in the name of safety and for your one good, but don;t you think that is the perfect excuse to shut your mouth up against what they do. I don't bother letting them see my dog pictures that I have in my computer, or see me driving or where I go to. As long as they give me the power to spy on them too. Just imagine what a crazy guy could do with all that power. SOrry guys for bringing this up. I feel better now that I said all that, amd I am sure you might feel the same way. links: http://news.techworld.com/operating-system...or-open-source/ http://www.theforbiddenknowledge.com/hardt...oor_windows.htm http://blog.tmcnet.com/blog/tom-keating/sk...pe-backdoor.asp http://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2007...ps_micro_1.html http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/opensour...mobile.php?p=37 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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