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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Neolander
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2010-03-08

That's why I said "ecosystem". The Android ecosystem is Google + the manufacturers + the community. If one of those makes mistakes, the whole OS' reputation suffers.

Edited 2011-01-14 17:39 UTC

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project_2501 Member since:
2006-03-20

unless there's a good governance gateway in place to take contributions but to vet them.

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