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  1. Oct 2020
    1. a massive security hole that led to one of the worst digital security emergencies in history

      I remember this... I highly recommend looking into it!

    2. are woefully underfunded. And many haven't quite found the egalitarian ideal that can really sustain them in the long term

      Issues between socialism and capitalism. Creating something to benefit society (although, the examples mentioned above seem to go against this idea...) versus something that needs to turn a profit.

    3. Walmart released an open source cloud management system. ExxonMobil released an open source developer toolkit to help oil and gas companies adopt standard data formats. Financial giants like the London Stock Exchange Group, JP Morgan, and Wells Fargo are among the companies backing Hyperledger, open source software that could reinvent the stock market.

      Who does this code benefit, though? Does this benefit the stakeholders of these companies only? If so, where does open source act as a social benefactor or social constraint?