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Google Apparently Chose Not To Tell The NSA About Heartbleed

Google deliberately chose not to tell the government about Heartbleed.
Google Apparently Chose Not To Tell The NSA About Heartbleed
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Via Techdirt:

Well, this is interesting. I naturally assumed that when the various researchers first discovered Heartbleed, they told the government about it. While I know that some people think this is crazy, it is fairly standard practice, especially for a bug as big and as problematic as Heartbleed. However, the National Journal has an article suggesting that Google deliberately chose not to tell the government about Heartbleed. No official reason is given, but assuming this is true, it wouldn't be difficult to understand why. Google employees (especially on the security side) still seem absolutely furi...

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