Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Nov 2009 23:22 UTC
Windows Earlier this week, a senior National Security Agency official told US Congress that the NSA had worked on Microsoft's latest operating system, Windows 7. This spurred a flurry of rumours about the NSA building backdoors into Windows 7, but Microsoft has today categorically denied these claims.
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gfolkert
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2008-12-15

It's a bad idea for an untrusted developer to be given commit access to a source-controlled codebase and allow them to checkin large amounts of code without peer review - of course many corporations do this all the time, but I have to assume Microsoft has at least put *some* safeguards in place to prevent this as much as possible given their continual public scrutiny.

but... without public source code review...

Does it matter?

I mean, come on... how would we/you ever know?

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