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I was pretty disappointed after reading Mary Ann Davidson's blog
post discouraging customers from reverse engineering their software
for any reason. As CSO of Oracle, one of the largest software
providers in the world, I expected her thoughts on security
researchers and responsible disclosure to be more enlightened.
Instead I saw a glib response that echoed sentiment from the turn
of the last century.
The post has since been removed from Oracle's official blog,
which shows that while this may be their internal policy and
thinking, the company understands it isn't popular to hold such
opinions. Because nothing can be deleted from the internet, and
because of the Streisand effect, ...