US military loves Linux

    Date23 Dec 2019
    CategoryGovernment
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
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    The US government is increasingly using open-source software as a way to roll out advanced, highly secure technology in an economical manner. So chances are if you get hit by US munitions chances are the software is open source – which should make you feel better. Learn more:

    On August 8, 2016, the White House CIO released a Federal Source Code Policy that calls for new software to be built, shared, and adapted using open-source methods to capitalize on code that is "secure, reliable, and effective in furthering our national objectives."

    The United States Department of Defense recognises the key benefits associated with open-source development and trusts Linux as its operating system.

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