Ryan Gallagher writes: > > On 10/11/2012 18:26 PM, Nadim Kobeissi wrote: > > I sincerely apologize if my post is jumping the gun a bit, but aside > > from reassurances in private press conferences, Silent Circle hasn't > > made any statement that supports their releasing their code as open > > source. In fact, they have been very ambiguous on this issue prior to > > their alleged private statements yesterday and today. > > Hmm. It says on the SC website that it will use "Open Source Peer-Reviewed > Encryption," "Peer Reviewed Encryption and Hashing Algorithms," and also says > "we believe in open source." Is that very ambiguous?
I think Google, or even Apple (!), could truthfully make the same statements, but that doesn't mean that they've committed not to develop proprietary software. (In fact, a number of quite significant open source contributions come from proprietary software vendors.) -- Seth Schoen <sch...@eff.org> Senior Staff Technologist https://www.eff.org/ Electronic Frontier Foundation https://www.eff.org/join 454 Shotwell Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 +1 415 436 9333 x107 -- Unsubscribe, change to digest, or change password at: https://mailman.stanford.edu/mailman/listinfo/liberationtech