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I'm surprised they let anyone in the gov't use it in the first place
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I wonder which agencies were using it?
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Probably just a few minor ones such as DNI, NSC, NSA, DOD, EOPOTUS, etc.
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FAA
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^Nah, we still use what comes with Netscape Navigator.
"My life is spent in one long effort to escape from the commonplace of existence."
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That was a solid browser.
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"45 minutes of pooping Tribbles being juggled by a drunken Horta would be better than Season 1 of TNG." - SirAndrewD

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Kaspersky is suing the Trump administration for being banned from US Govt PC's.

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/kaspersky-sues-government-antivirus-ban,36140.html
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Good luck with that
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"45 minutes of pooping Tribbles being juggled by a drunken Horta would be better than Season 1 of TNG." - SirAndrewD

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