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It’s the most secure distribution version of Windows XP ever produced by Microsoft: More than 600 settings are locked down tight, and critical security patches can be installed in an average of 72 hours instead of 57 days. The only problem is, you have to join the Air Force to get it.
Microsoft on Friday signed a pact with the Chinese government to reveal the Windows source code, making China among the first to benefit from its program to allay the security fears of governments.
In addition, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates hinted that China will be privy to all, not just part, of the source code the government wishes to inspect.
The Chinese government and military have previously stated their preference for the rival Linux operating system because its source code is publicly available.
Without knowing the inner workings of an operating system--a fact revealed by its source code--governments like China fear that backdoors may be installed to leak sensitive information.
If I recall correctly, Microsoft actually opens some of its source code to the chinese government.
I hate microsoft, and for good reason.
Everytime you use one to log in, it doesnt work for atleast 12 hours, thus, if you log out, forcing you to use another one. something to that extent could easily be developed by/for the government.
Sounds to me like it's just regular old windows with a "locked down" configuration. Nothing people haven't already been doing for years.