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Re: Moox firefox/thunderbird builds. Anyone looked at these yet?
From: TK-421 <ryanarchy () gmail com>
Date: Thu, 11 Nov 2004 05:42:54 -0600

On Thu, 11 Nov 2004 13:10:48 +1300, Stuart Fox (DSL AK)
<stuartf () datacom co nz> wrote:
You probably are being a little paranoid, although I prefer to run the
binaries as distributed by the supplier (I of course trust that they
haven't included backdoors, and they have compiled it sensibly.  For me,
any open source application I run is essentially closed source
anyway...).

Yes, but because it's open source, you know that thousands of eyes are
looking at it daily.  Especially in larger projects like
Mozilla/Firefox.  I'm sure you'd hear about it if the Mozilla team was
including backdoors.  That is unless you think there's a widespread
consipracy to keep you in the dark about backdoors in common internet
applications.  In that case, I think you need to adjust your tinfoil
hat.

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