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Court Drops Google-Microsoft Cloud Contract Suit
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Johnanon86
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Johnanon86,
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10/6/2011 | 1:47:03 AM
re: Court Drops Google-Microsoft Cloud Contract Suit
re:conw--
Perhaps Microsoft has a poor reputation, but their only intention was to enrich the company; they were not trying to make poor products. And it is an error to claim that only a MS employee could assert that MS is more secure than Google. Many people who are not employed by MS are loyal to Microsoft. It is also an error to claim that Google is necessarily more secure. Probably, yes.
Both MS and Apple trade on consumer ignorance to secure loyal customers when they can: that's called advertising, or lying.
ANON1236096458372
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ANON1236096458372,
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10/4/2011 | 7:41:24 PM
re: Court Drops Google-Microsoft Cloud Contract Suit
Like Apple does doesn't engage in monopolistic proactices? Faking pictures to keep Samsung from selling their tablets in Europe? Sound familiar? Microsoft, Apple and Google have no higher moral ground than the other. Check the IP address of the above reply to make sure it not a dyed in the wool Apple fanboi.
conw
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conw,
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10/4/2011 | 6:03:57 AM
re: Court Drops Google-Microsoft Cloud Contract Suit
This is corportist b.s. You are seriously arguing that a "Federal-only" Microsoft-run cloud would be MORE secure than a Google-run cloud of ANY sort? What is the buggiest, most insecure operating system on the planet? Microsoft (Windows). Who has made the worst web design software ever? Microsoft (FrontPage). Who has a consistent reputation for not abiding by worldwide community standards and making their own proprietary, insecure, crappy browser software again and again? Microsoft (Internet Explorer). Who engages in monopolistic business practices to shove inferior software down people's throats? Microsoft (Microsoft Office vs. WordPerfect). Oh, and axing Internet Explorer browser support for Mac in a pathetic attempt to stopping a superior operating system. It is ridiculous for anyone but a Microsoft employee to assert that Microsoft is more secure than Google. Info Week, please check IP address of who submitted previous comment and tell us, is the comment from a Microsoft address?!
PMOWERS
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PMOWERS,
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10/2/2011 | 3:14:57 PM
re: Court Drops Google-Microsoft Cloud Contract Suit
This is a victory for open information systems! Now China, Iran, and ever other impartial country will have a chance to obtain data from the US government thanks to Google forcing the "We don't need security here" button. I am sure that all security managers will learn from the dismissal of this case and understand that information security is of the least importance to the court system. Open cloud systems are NOT the way to write a proposal if you require real world security in the US.


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