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Date:      Tue, 9 Jun 2020 21:19:58 -0500
From:      Valeri Galtsev <galtsev@kicp.uchicago.edu>
To:        Anatoli <me@anatoli.ws>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org, Jerry <jerry@seibercom.net>
Subject:   Re: freebsd vs. netbsd
Message-ID:  <e1f6623a-3b3c-a43e-446a-d41f20f69418@kicp.uchicago.edu>
In-Reply-To: <2393a1e0-b073-950a-78be-9f57d8e9934b@anatoli.ws>
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On 6/9/20 9:09 PM, Anatoli wrote:
>> Most of those URLs are +/- 10 years old. That is roughly equivalent to
>> the MESOZOIC period in computer years.
> 
> That’s when the allegations were made and released publicly, over events
> that supposedly occurred 20 years ago.
> 
> An interesting development happened 10 *months* ago, when the FBI was
> requested to release all the information (via a FOIA request) about its
> involvement with OpenBSD (spoiler: no backdoors, but other entertaining
> details). The [7] link provides the details.
> 

Thanks, Anatoli, again for details.

And again, it was Anatoli who gave full story, see his original 
enlightening post earlier in this thread. Something got screwed up on 
Jerry's side when he was replying Anatoli's message so it started 
looking as if it was I who provided references, which I can not take 
credit for.

Valeri

> 
> On 9/6/20 13:01, Jerry wrote:
>> On Tue, 9 Jun 2020 10:04:50 -0500, Valeri Galtsev commented:
>>
>>> [1]: https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2010/12/openbsd-code-audit-uncovers-bugs-but-no-evidence-of-backdoor/
>>> [2]: https://marc.info/?l=openbsd-tech&m=129236621626462&w=2
>>> [3]: https://marc.info/?l=openbsd-tech&m=129296046123471
>>> [4]: https://www.csoonline.com/article/2136901/an-fbi-backdoor-in-openbsd-.html
>>> [5]: https://marc.info/?l=openbsd-tech&m=129237675106730&w=2
>>> [6]: https://www.itworld.com/article/2744922/openbsd-fbi-allegations-denied-by-named-participants.html
>>> [7]: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=20489904
>>> [8]: https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2010/12/did_the_fbi_pla.html
>>
>> Most of those URLs are +/- 10 years old. That is roughly equivalent to
>> the MESOZOIC period in computer years.
>>
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