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Linux "At the end of 2010, the 'open-source' software movement, whose activists tend to be fringe academics and ponytailed computer geeks, found an unusual ally: the Russian government. Vladimir Putin signed a 20-page executive order requiring all public institutions in Russia to replace proprietary software, developed by companies like Microsoft and Adobe, with free open-source alternatives by 2015."
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RE[2]: Security is a big concern
by Veran on Fri 14th Jan 2011 13:02 UTC in reply to "RE: Security is a big concern"
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I know, that one is old: but Microsoft would never do something like implementing backdoors to their software...

We can't know, if there are backdoors within windows Vista / Windows 7.
One thing is for sure if they would like to implement any backdoors into Windows they could.

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