[talk] So Netgate bails on FreeBSD

Steve steve.b at osfda.org
Thu May 24 01:58:26 EDT 2018

(correction: crazy disgruntled CONTRACTOR...)

On 5/24/2018 1:56 AM, Steve wrote:
> That still doesn't address the fact that you can't opt out of selinux.
> And I'm not wearing a tinfoil hat; the settings and code complexity of 
> selinux is immense, and Snowden documented well the way NIST-sponsored 
> projects had been specifically engineered with weaknesses.
> I remember a consultant working for NIST made the same allegation all 
> the way back in ~2002-2003 (!) with regards to NIST-sponsored 
> crypto-algorithms. I tried google searching him, but he has dropped 
> off the search engines. At the time, the press did a "whoo hoo, crazy 
> disgruntled employee..."
> But Snowden vindicated his claims so many years later...
> On 5/24/2018 1:09 AM, Sujit K M wrote:
>>> that's a shame.  business is business - i get it.
>> I agree. But if you look at it we have tonnes of BSD derivatives, but
>> they are not innovations.
>> I was on similar lines and saw a new centos based derivative which is
>> very innovative is what
>> I feel. Link http://www.nethserver.org/
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