Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 31st May 2014 00:12 UTC, submitted by teo
Privacy, Security, Encryption

Over the past 24 hours the website for TrueCrypt (a very widely used encryption solution) was updated with a rather unusually styled message stating that TrueCrypt is "considered harmful" and should not be used.

Very odd story. Lots of little red flags going up all over the place.

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Not nice
by Sauron on Sat 31st May 2014 06:48 UTC
Sauron
Member since:
2005-08-02

I dunno, this has a tone of selfishness and spite as much as anything else. Did the lead developer get out of bed the wrong side or something?

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RE: Not nice
by daveak on Sat 31st May 2014 10:22 in reply to "Not nice"
daveak Member since:
2008-12-29

Selfishness? You are provided with free software in both senses of the word and you think it is selfish if the developer decides they don't want to do so anymore, for whatever reasons?

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RE[2]: Not nice
by Sauron on Sat 31st May 2014 12:31 in reply to "RE: Not nice"
Sauron Member since:
2005-08-02

Hey, read again. I said it has a TONE of, meaning the abrupt message on Sourceforge nothing more, nothing less. I don't care if it's free or costs a arm and a leg, the tone is still there.

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