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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<Troll mode>
by umccullough on Thu 19th Nov 2009 23:27 UTC
umccullough
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2006-01-26

Why bother building back doors into Windows when the front door is always unlocked anyway!? ;)

Yeah yeah... I actually do use Windows, so don't take that so seriously.

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RE: <Troll mode>
by sbergman27 on Fri 20th Nov 2009 00:04 in reply to "<Troll mode>"
sbergman27 Member since:
2005-07-24

Why bother building back doors into Windows when the front door is always unlocked anyway!? ;)

In a restaurant somewhere in the State of Washington:

NSA agent: So, Steve, what's user U357-E2H3-456T-UI4G doing?

Balmer: (Fiddling with netbook) Hmmm. Gonna have to log into my Google account for this... Oh... he's still watching porn.

NSA agent: Well, how about X357-UD42-JK56-03T5?

Balmer: Damn this mobile broadband! Sometimes I think that space aliens must be... oh, here he is. It's porn.

NSA agent: Well, for folks who are major threats to national security, these guys of yours certainly lead boring lives.

Balmer: Yeah. I've kinda noticed that. Sometimes I wonder if we aren't a little to blame... That's off the record, you understand.

NSA agent: Understood. QUAW-56WE-42W7-H81V?

Balmer: (Tap, tap, tap) Oooo! That's gay shit!

NSA agent: *sigh* OK. How about 0000-0000-0000-0001?

Balmer: Wha?

NSA agent: 0000-0000-0000-0001.

Balmer: But... that's...

NSA agent: Yes, I know.

Balmer: Well, OK. (Tap, Tap, Tap) Oh my f--king god! This is just disgusting. It's Bill getting it on with his wife in front of the webcam! At least, I think that's her. It's hard to tell.

(Bleep! Bleep! Bleep!)

NSA agent: What was that?

Balmer: Looks like he just got a text message on his phone on the night stand. It's from a couple of guys named Medvedev and Putin inviting him to an encrypted virtual teleconference.

(Bzzzzt!)

NSA Agent: What was that?

Balmer: Just the vibrator, I think.

NSA Agent: Which one? The Phone?

Balmer: Uhhhh....

NSA Agent: Never mind!

Balmer: I have 15 Google "accept on behalf" minutes left . Should I repsond? I get 5 Bill-voice minutes free.

NSA agent: No. Pan back to the bed.

Balmer: Actually, I think it's the kitchen.

NSA Agent: Whatever!

Edited 2009-11-20 00:20 UTC

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RE[2]: <Troll mode>
by Lennie on Sat 21st Nov 2009 13:04 in reply to "RE: <Troll mode>"
Lennie Member since:
2007-09-22

Complete bullshit, you know Ballmer would never use anything from Google.

Everything else... well, don't know.

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