Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 14th Jun 2013 17:32 UTC
Microsoft From Bloomberg: "Microsoft, the world's largest software company, provides intelligence agencies with information about bugs in its popular software before it publicly releases a fix, according to two people familiar with the process. That information can be used to protect government computers and to access the computers of terrorists or military foes." The lid has officially been blown off.
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Pot & Kettle
by DanDavies on Fri 14th Jun 2013 20:24 UTC
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Funny how the US Govt says Huawei is a threat to national security and makes a big deal of it, but when US companies give US agencies Zero days that is somehow okay...

NSA to Public: If you've doing nothing wrong there is nothing to worry about us looking at your communications.

Public to NSA: We want more transparency, if *you're* doing nothing wrong you won't mind.

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