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IRS vs Open Source

simonstl (42816) writes | about a year ago

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simonstl (42816) writes "The IRS wasn't after just the Tea Party, Progressives, or Medical Marijuana: Open Source Software was a regular on IRS watch lists from 2010 to 2012. Did they think it was a for-profit scam, or did they just not understand the approach?"

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duh (1)

crutchy (1949900) | about a year ago | (#44097973)

Did they think it was a for-profit scam, or did they just not understand the approach?

ummm... they're just corrupt. really, it's not rocket science

Spies (1)

symbolset (646467) | about a year ago | (#44098251)

Microsoft has moles in the oddest places. They can't all get to their intended target on the first try. After a while in government they can migrate though. In the mean time they get bored and try pranks like this. We will never know who the mole was this time. Wait till you see what they get up to at the Department of the Interior. Billions in Native American trust funds for software they never use? Why not?
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