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China's Government Unveils COS To Great Skepticism

redletterdave (2493036) writes | about 3 months ago

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redletterdave (2493036) writes "The government of China is not too fond of foreign mobile operating systems like iOS and Android, so the country cooked up its own homegrown solution: A Linux-based, open-source operating system called the COS, or China Operating System. But consumers have every right to be skeptical: China is using the recent NSA scandal in the U.S. to push its own product, but a government-approved mobile operating system, especially in China of all places, reeks of its own backdoor exploits for governmental spying."
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