US or foreign technology companies that disclose source code of software used by the American military to governments like Russia and China — which are deemed adversaries — in order to facilitate a sale, will have to inform the US Government about it, according to new legislation.
American technology companies may be required by law to inform the government if they permit countries seen as enemies — China and Russia, for example — access to the source code of applications that are being used by the US military.
When Symantec chief executive Greg Clark decided this week to explain his company's 2016 change of policy over allowing governments to review the source code of its software, was he not aware that his comments could be interpreted as Symantec having something to hide?
I worked for ASD. They should NEVER be allowed to be let loose on Australians.
Because hardwired connections to drones, trucks, cars, phones, smart watches, etc don't make sense, that's why.
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