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On Fri, Dec 22, 2000 at 06:39:49PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
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> I think this is a good point. Its actually a nice testimonial for free
> software that its finally got the NSA contributing code in a way that everyone
> benefits from and which may help cut down computer crime beyond government.
> (and which of course actually is part of the NSA's real job)

I often wonder how many people know that a whole bunch of the Linux
networking code is Copyrighted by the NSA. I'm always waiting to
hear someone come up with a conspiracy theory about it on slashdot,
but I have never heard anyone mention it.

Jim
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