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Re: [News] China Swing the Unix Way with Its New Operating System

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____/ 7 on Friday 15 May 2009 19:57 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Analyst: cyberwarfare arms race with China imminent
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>> | This statement was widely reported by the press, but much of the
>> | coverage (and Coleman himself) appears to be of dubious accuracy. Kylin
>> | is not a new top-secret operating system, it's a publicly available
>> | FreeBSD derivative that was created by academics for research purposes
>> | with funding from the Chinese government. Contrary to Coleman's
>> | assertion that it is immune to cyber weapons designed to target Linux
>> | and UNIX, Kylin is actually designed to comply with UNIX standards and
>> | has a Linux binary compatibility layer. Certain aspects of Kylin's
>> | design are documented in mainstream computing journals like IEEE. Its
>> | hardening features include filesystem encryption and access control
>> | frameworks. In fact, its security features appear to be roughly
>> | equivalent with those of the average commercial Linux distribution.
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>> http://arstechnica.com/security/news/2009/05
> analyst-cyberwarfare-arms-race-with-china-imminent.ars
> What it really means is that propellor heads have gotten back into
> the seats of power ranting anti-Chinese (for now) messages
> to get funding for something sinister they want to build.
> Today anti-China, tomorrow it could become anti-EU, anti-India, anti-Japan,
> anti-Korea etc language. People like that need to be exposed for the evil
> they are doing and they future benefits they hope to amass by being
> so Mr. Obvious give me my money or they are gonna get you looney toon.

China is now the "Bad Guy" because it's probably the world's next superpower,
it's not interested in the USD, and it won't issue more loans to the US which
can just print more and more money.

Money As Debt 


Human rights in China are abysmal, but it probably does not kill many people

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