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Old 01-08-2014, 10:37 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by BroncoBeavis View Post
Nah. Security researchers would've found widespread backdoors installed like that within months, if not weeks. Never mind the sheer number of people, even people outside the US Government's control who'd have to be both complicit in it and silent about it.

I'm not saying the government has never done it in targeted situations. But doing it on a widespread basis would never work. And would be ridiculously inefficient compared to the means already at their disposal.
It is happening (backdoor requirements), it was classified until leaked, it is wide spread.

Those are facts you can't dispute.
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