11 mai 2014

Using Microsoft products may be unethical for universities

http://enews.ksu.edu.sa/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/UWN.jpgBy Adam Fish, The Conversation. Universities and researchers all over the world have a problem with Microsoft. It’s not just that the company forces expensive and dated software on customers. Using products like Microsoft’s email service Outlook is potentially in breach of the ethical contracts researchers sign when they promise to safeguard the privacy of their subjects.
The revelations about spying by the United States National Security Agency and the United Kingdom’s GCHQ – Government Communications Headquarters – have led people everywhere to ask whether their data is secure. Read more...
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