Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Fri 14th Jan 2011 14:58 UTC, submitted by Debjit
GNU, GPL, Open Source "Steve Chang, the Chairman of Trend Micro, has kicked up a controversy by claiming that open source software is inherently less secure. When talking about the security of smartphones, Chang claimed that the iPhone is more secure than Android because being an open-source platform, attackers know more about the underlying architecture."
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The problem with public companies
by AaronD on Fri 14th Jan 2011 21:14 UTC
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This shows that board members are not expected to know anything about the business they are tasked to oversee.

The financial crisis is the prime example of this.

It really is odd that there is a class of professions where relevant field experience is irrelevant. It is also the same class that never has to worry about unemployment.

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