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[Discuss] Govt Source Code Policy

On 4/1/2016 9:48 PM, Rich Pieri wrote:
> On 4/1/2016 9:11 PM, Steve Litt wrote:
>> Until the corporation patents a proprietary modification of the Open
>> Source software.
> You know, if the full iOS source code were GPLv3 then the FBI would not
> have needed Apple to provide a custom OS to help them extract the data
> from Farook's iPhone. The FBI would be able to build it themselves.
> Oh, yes. I just went there.

The problem the FBI had even if they modified the OS themselves was
signing it as an official update so that the phone would accept it...

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