Re: most secure Unix type

From: Qv6 (
Date: 06/15/02

From: Qv6 <>
To: Josh Glover <>, jeremy <>
Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2002 19:38:09 -0400

On Thursday 13 June 2002 12:44 pm, Josh Glover wrote:
> Paranoia certainly *can* be a healthy thing, but in this case, you are
> making an assumption that the government gives a damn about what is on
> your box, which it almost certainly does not, unless you have a Muslim
> name. Also, according to their license page[1], the NSA releases SELinux
> under the GPL (or, in some cases, the BDSL), so that means the source is
> available.

Paranoia sure is a healthy thing, very healthy. GPL or not, I'll not feel
comfy using SE Linux when I can get me a Mandrake or SuSE and batten it down
myself. For the same reason that I will not feel comfortable hiring a known
child molester to baby-seat my kids.


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