Microsoft Says They'll Release Palladium Source Code

from the say-what? dept

Following all the news and discussions about Microsoft’s Palladium security system today, a spokesperson happened to mention that Palladium’s source code will be published to enhance security. This, of course, goes against everything Microsoft has ever said about openly publishing source code. They were, of course, the folks who just sponsored a study saying that open sourced software was less secure. Yet, here they are saying that to get people to trust how secure it is, they’ll open it right up. Maybe I’m just paranoid, but this seems way too easygoing of Microsoft.

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