September 23, 2000

Unlikely alliance seeks to shut down BUGTRAQ

Author: JT Smith

"Microsoft, Red Hat Software, and Sun microsystems have sued the maintainers of BUGTAQ
for violations of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act, or DMCA. A spokesperson for the
three companies said in a press release that BUGTRAQ for years has been publishing and
distributing hyperlinks and plaintext code that allow people to subvert the security systems in
their operating systems." That's from the humor site Segfault.


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