decora writes: "The government prosecutors in the case of NSA IT whistleblower Thomas Drake are attempting to use the Classified Information Procedures Act to redact evidence in court; evidence that is clearly "UNCLASSIFIED". The defense has responded, pointing out that Congress named it the Classified Information Procedures Act for a reason — it is only supposed to apply to classified information. The government's argument? It can redact anything it wants to, because the material relates to the NSA."
Is it possible that software is not like anything else, that it is meant to
be discarded: that the whole point is to always see it as a soap bubble?