granting access to user data?
leonardbernst55 at hotmail.com
Wed Oct 17 09:09:26 EDT 2001
> > "Among the arguments in favor of Linux: reports that some versions of
> > Windows contain backdoors designed to grant the U.S. National Security
> > Agency access to users' data."
> > Does anyone know anything more about this? That's some spooky shit.
>I've heard this one floating around since the NT 4.0 days. There was some
>incident, that I don't remember well at all now, about a year before W2K
>the streets that started this off. A good deal of speculation mixed with
>just enough fact to get everyone excited.
>Of course, the real interesting part is that anyone who hears this actually
>*thinks* that it's possibly true. That speaks volumes about how much the
>general technical community trusts MS.
Ah. It's not new, just new to me. Got it. And your last sentence sums things
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