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Re: Hadoop and WikiLeaks
On Sun, May 22, 2011 at 7:29 PM, Todd Lipcon <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> C'mon guys -- while this is of course an interesting debate, can we
> please keep it off common-user?
>
> -Todd
>
> On Sun, May 22, 2011 at 3:30 PM, Edward Capriolo <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
> > On Sat, May 21, 2011 at 4:13 PM, highpointe <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
> >
> >> >>> Does this copy text bother anyone else? Sure winning any award is
> great
> >> >>> but
> >> >>> does hadoop want to be associated with "innovation" like WikiLeaks?
> >> >>>
> >> >
> >>
> >> [Only] through the free distribution of information, the guaranteed
> >> integrity of said information and an aggressive system of checks and
> >> balances can man truly be free and hold the winning card.
> >>
> >> So...  YES. Hadoop should be considered an innovation that promotes the
> >> free flow of information and a statistical whistle blower.
> >>
> >> Take off your damn aluminum hat. If it doesn't work for you, it will
> work
> >> against you.
> >>
> >> On May 19, 2011, at 8:54 AM, James Seigel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >>
> >> >>>> Does this copy text bother anyone else? Sure winning any award is
> >> great
> >> >>>> but
> >> >>>> does hadoop want to be associated with "innovation" like WikiLeaks?
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>
> >>
> >
> > I do not know how to interpret your lame "aluminum hat" insult.
> >
> > As far as I am concerned WikiLeaks helped reveal classified US
> information
> > across the the internet. We can go back and forth about governments
> having
> > too much secret/classified information and what the public should know,
> > ...BUT... I believe that stealing and broadcasting secret documents is
> not
> > "innovation" and it surely put many lives at risk.
> >
> > I also believe that Wikileaks is tainted with Julian Assange's actions.
> >
> > *Dec 1 : The International Criminal Police Organisation or INTERPOL on
> > Wednesday said it has issued look out notice for arrest of WikiLeaks'
> owner
> > Julian Assange on suspicion of rape charges on the basis of the Swedish
> > Government's arrest warrant.*
> >
> > http://www.newkerala.com/news/world/fullnews-95693.html
> >
> > Those outside the US see wikileaks a different way they I do, but for the
> > reasons I outlined above I would not want to be associated with them at
> all.
> > Moreover, I believe there already is an aggressive system of checks and
> > balances in the US (it could be better of course) and we do not need
> > innovation like wikileaks offers to stay free, like open source the US is
> > always changing and innovating.
> >
> > Wikileaks represents irresponsible use of technology that should be
> avoided.
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Todd Lipcon
> Software Engineer, Cloudera
>

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