Scientology in the Machine - 2000-03-19

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F354.png Scientology in the Machine March 19, 2000, Ayla Jean Yackley, Wired

The federal government is examining whether a Windows 2000 utility developed by a Scientologist would prohibit public agencies from installing the new operating system released last month. German law bars state and federal governments from doing business with a member of the Church of Scientology.

The Federal Office of Security in Information Technology (BSI) is also looking into whether the tool in question -- DisKeeper, a disk fragmentation technology created by Glendale, California-based Executive Software -- poses a security threat to users.


{{cite news | first = Ayla Jean | last = Yackley | title = Scientology in the Machine | url = http://www.wired.com/techbiz/media/news/2000/03/35054 | work = Wired | date = March 19, 2000 | accessdate = January 14, 2017 }}