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Re: gds.el --- Emacs interface to Google Desktop Search

From: Jason Earl
Subject: Re: gds.el --- Emacs interface to Google Desktop Search
Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2006 16:04:04 -0700
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"Richard M. Stallman" <address@hidden> writes:

>     I've often wondered, for an experiment, what results you woul dget if
>     you created a handy little utility, but embedded within it som ecode
>     which gathered information about the user and mailed it to some remote
>     site.
> I recall that a non-free program was liberated a few years ago and
> the users soon found a back-door in it.  And that wasn't a "little
> utility".  So apparently people do look, often enough, at the code.

I believe that you are referring to the Interbase database server (now
sometimes known as Firebird).  Here's the CERT advisory:

> I wish I could recall the name of that program.  Does anyone know?

Hope that was helpful,

Jason Earl

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