[Linux-aus] Australian Digital Civil Rights Quiz

Janet Hawtin lucychili at internode.on.net
Mon Jun 19 10:55:03 UTC 2006

Software is very often used in culturally sensitive contexts and
to provide trusted results. Without the right to understand how the 
software works, or how it may be modified to provide more reliable 
service, we can not be sure of our information.

- statistical data modelling
- air traffic control
- monitoring and managing power station loads and stresses
- cryptography
- risk assessment applications
- digital voting systems

DRM provides the purveyor of software the right to 'black box' systems. 
This leaves the owners of these systems with reduced ability to be 
adaptable, innovative, accurate, safe.

More information about the linux-aus mailing list