At 08:31 AM 7/14/97 -0500, Michael S Hines wrote:
>> I 'd last week a discussion with a commercial person (;-
>> explaining me that all US operating systems have backdoors set up
>> for the NSA.
>> What is your feeling about that fact? Which guaranties can be given by
>I'd like to see see some hard evidence of this... can anyone
>provide a specific script or program whcih exploits such a backdoor?
>Lacking hard evidence, I'd classifiy this as another urban legend.
This is a testable speculation.
Just write an operating system, distribute it and then wait. When the Men
in Black show up at your door, you will know.
At least until they use the little flashy thing...
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