Recently on this blog, I wrote You Have the Right to Read Your Accuser. In this, I argued that any software with substantial risk to harm your life or liberty must be open source. I specifically mentioned some breathalyzer software that people were fighting to see the source code of. Though the Florida legislature and many regional prosecutors obviously feel that the breathalyzer company’s rights were the New Jersey Supreme Court ordered that source code to a popular breathalyzer be revealed. The resulmore important the individual rights, ts, if you’ll pardon the pun, are breathtaking.
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