從 Hacker News Daily 上看到的，在 Sun-2 的 bootloader 裡可以看到「Love your country, but never trust its government」這樣的字串：「Why the Sun 2 has the message "Love your country, but never trust its government"」。
Yes. Vinod Khosla, first President of Sun, came to me at one point and said to put something hidden, triggered in an unexpected way, into the ROM Monitor, so that if somebody cloned the Sun Workstation (violating our software’s copyright), we could do that unexpected thing to the competitor’s demo workstation at a trade show and thereby prove that they had cloned it.
過了三十年後 John Gilmore 被挖出來問的回應也是蠻有趣的... (可以參考原文附上的信件)
而這句話現在回頭看也很經典，尤其是最近各國政府想要在 crypto system 裡面放後門的各種反應。