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Votes Tallied on the GPL and the NSA’s Spying

Yikes! We got behind in looking at the results of the polls we run here on FOSS Force, which means we’ve got some catching up to do.

What was your opinion on the GPL?

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NSA/PRISM Mess–Yahoo Wins & Microsoft Loses

Yahoo

I’m beginning to rethink Yahoo, just as I reappraised my feelings on the old Novel after they went to bat against SCO for the benefit of IBM and Linux.

On Monday, the Sunnyvale, California company […]

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Welcome to Microsoft Trustworthy Computing

Microsoft German camput

It used to be you only had to worry about the accidental insecurities in Windows. Now Redmond’s giving away the keys to everything they sell. Microsoft is beginning to surprise even me and I thought […]

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Are You Making PRISM or Other NSA Changes?

Headquarters of the NSA at Fort Meade, Maryland.

If you’re a regular visitor to free software sites like FOSS Force, the recent revelations regarding the NSA and PRISM were probably not news to you. Probably most of us who are concerned about such […]

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Seeking Surveillance Safe Search Engines

ixquick Safe Search Engine

While helping our colleague Dave Bean as he worked to get his essay on Google and the NSA ready for publication, I found myself wondering if any of this latest news on the government’s forcing […]

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