Michael Leone on 3 Dec 2008 10:40:18 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] OT: Why bashing Google?...

On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 1:31 PM, JP Vossen <jp@jpsdomain.org> wrote:

> There's also the case where you're dealing with other people's data;
> even if I was not personally paranoid enough (though I am), I know our
> customers wouldn't be happy about even a potential data leak.  Open
> source is a big plus in that area, since it's at least possible to audit
> it, even if not that many people actually can/do.

You can audit the open source services you know. It should be quite
possible to access the data repository using some closed system that
you know nothing about. After all, you did say you were paranoid,
right? :-)

Michael J. Leone, <mailto:turgon@mike-leone.com>

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