Free Software Foundation Cans Microsoft Pledge for Customer Data Security from the NSA as 'Meaningless'

In a statement, FSF executive director John Sullivan said the company had made renewed security promises in the past as well while referring the announcement Microsoft made last week stating that they would be expanding encryption for their products after the cat was out of the bag that America's National Security Agency has been conducting surveillance on us all. Microsoft and several other big technology outfits have also been exposed as co-operating with the NSA. As many would agree, this is totally unacceptable, yet what are we doing to stop it? Read on about the full FSF statement and what you can do to help.



Comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • IlliniCloud is a nonprofit consortium providing state-of-the-art on-demand infrastructure, computing resources, and other services to school districts in Bloomington, Illinois. To continue to meet demand, IlliniCloud needed to create a multi-tenant environment in which multiple organizations can access the same infrastructure. IlliniCloud's environment had to be highly scalable, flexible, easy to manage and able to secure workloads while keeping costs down. Read this case study to learn how IlliniCloud was …

  • DDoS attacks are constantly changing. While the objective of the attack is still to cause a service outage, attacks and attackers are becoming more sophisticated. While high-profile organizations – banks, governments, and service providers – continue to be targets, a rising number of everyday businesses also report DDoS attacks. The escalating incidence and severity of these attacks has made DDoS protection a hot commodity. The problem CIOs face now is how to choose a solution. Read this white …

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date