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Android should embrace a Windows-style security update model

When it comes to security, Android 2013 is a lot like Windows in the 1990s and much of the 2000s: A mess. Still, Microsoft got one thing right with security early on. Starting with Windows 98, Microsoft released regular direct-to-user security updates with Patch Tuesday. It’s high time Google followed Microsoft’s lead and start implementing its own direct-to-user security patches.

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