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Re: The FBI Says Its Malware Isn't Malware Because The FBI Is Good



On Jul 13, 2016 10:16 AM, "Zenaan Harkness" <zen@freedbms.net> wrote:
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> On Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 09:37:30AM -0300, Cecilia Tanaka wrote:
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> > The FBI Says Its Malware Isn't Malware Because The FBI Is Good.
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> But the individuals ARE all good - everyone has GOOD in them, and they act according to their schooling and training and upbringing, as best they can - they're just doing their jobs you see.

The Latin word "mal"  (or "malus"),  used as root in several Latin languages, means “bad” or “evil".  It was used in the origins of the words "malice" and "malicious".

The etymology of this word makes explicit its meaning.  It is a "malicious software".  An intentionally harmful software.

If you want to believe a "malware" can be a "goodware"  - or something similar -  because people are good, is your option, but it definitely is *not* a wise choice, in my humble opinion.