__/ [ Tim Smith ] on Friday 19 May 2006 05:39 \__
> In article <1147986601.529494.293420@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
> nessuno@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> Seems that free software is subversive. Quote:
>> AFI 33-129, dated February 3, 2005, covers "Web Management and Internet
>> Use." Among other things, it specifically prohibits the downloading of
>> "freeware/shareware or any other software product without Designated
>> Approving Authority (DAA) approval." Since providing access to
>> free/open source software is the primary function of sites like
>> SourceForge.net and freshmeat.net, blocking access to them is
>> End quote
> Where does that say free software is subversive?
It doesn't say so explicitly, but it's a matter of putting 2 and 2 together.
It is evident that the US Military perceives free software as 'advrse to its
interests'. The mind boggles. How much OSS does the US Military actually
use? I know for a fact that they use it (yay). To take and then not only
refuse to give in return (boo), but to ridicule and suppress too???
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