The U.S. government still doesn't get it

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    They are shelling out almost $1 billion dollars to a company which couldn't secure a .txt file from the average 9 year old. For that kind of money, they could easily develop their own platform which would not only be super secure (if built from the ground up with a focus on security) but also be proprietary and thus near unhackable since nobody would even be aware of what they are using or how to attack it.

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    shelling out almost $1 trillion

    a five-year contract worth $937 million for technical support

    Ummmm....almost $1 billion.
     
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    Sorry...I mean to type a billion.
     
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    About 2.5 years of watching Trump Towers.
     
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