[TAG] Thieves Winning Online War, Maybe Even in Your Computer (NY Times)
ben at linuxgazette.net
Wed Dec 24 00:06:32 MSK 2008
On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 01:18:58PM -0300, Deividson Okopnik wrote:
> 2008/12/22 Ben Okopnik <ben at linuxgazette.net>:
> > [Article in NYTimes by John Markoff, via the RISKS Digest]
> > I guess the NYT needs some low-calorie filler for their Technology
> > section once in a while...
> Reviewing that article would provide some good material for a LG
> article - And that really makes me wonder if he gets some cash from M$
> or he didn't ever heard of Linux...
Oh, I think it's a case of "ignorance/stupidity before malice". Malice
takes effort and intent (barring a few truly disturbed individuals);
ignorance and stupidity are as common as hydrogen. Also, I find that
assuming the former rather than the latter creates a bit more peace of
I'm only annoyed because I expected NYT to do a bit more fact-checking,
a little journalistic integrity.
* Ben Okopnik * Editor-in-Chief, Linux Gazette * http://LinuxGazette.NET *
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