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Army pirated $180m in software

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  1. unnamedny

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    I thought they used Linux.
     
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    It figures, the government saying, "Do as we say, not as we do."
     
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    If they do it 2 more times... they should have their internet access revoked
     
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    Anyone get the feeling that the software was probably available on the consumer market for $19.99:vroam:
     
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    Having contracted for the Army before, I can say that they don't have the money for that $20 piece of software that actually works but do have the money for that $5m custom software boondoggle that only works about half the time.

    No, that's not a problem, it's a feature.
     
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    They could have licensed MySQL for a lot less. ("Keep track of" - isn't that what a database is for?)
     

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