Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 26th Mar 2006 16:16 UTC, submitted by Tyr.
Humor The heartland turned vicious this week when an Oklahoma town threatened to call in the FBI because its web site was hacked by Linux maker Cent OS. Problem is CentOS didn't hack Tuttle's web site at all. The city's hosting provider had simply botched a web server. This tale kicked off yesterday when Tuttle's city manager Jerry Taylor fired off an angry message to the CentOS staff. Taylor had popped onto the city's web site and found the standard Apache server configuration boilerplate that appears with a new web server installation. Taylor seemed to confuse this with a potential hack attack on the bustling town's IT infrastructure.
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Hopefully, a lesson learned
by angstwritten on Sun 26th Mar 2006 19:25 UTC
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2006-02-04

CentOs is a great alternative to RHEL for either non-mission critical applications, or for people who can live without the need to pick up the phone.

Those who are just too cheap to pay for the support of an Enterprise Class distro should expect to get exactly what they paid for.

It's sort of like complaining of poor service at the Dollar Store.....

You can't fault the town for ignorance. You can fault them for being cheap.

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