With due respect to my sister service member, he is fairly off-base here.
Mr Catlin: "As professional engineers our primary duty is to 'protect public health and welfare.' All of our efforts have been toward solving and facilitating technical solutions. I am sorry that Master Sgt. Ensminger has chosen to question the integrity of our firm."
His first sentence is accurately reflects a PE's oath, I believe. Professional Engineers swear an oath, are licensed, and have a seal in their name which they affix to documents, They take those matters pretty seriously...knowing if they violate that, they could get in trouble and even lose their business and license.
Password protecting a file is a basic procedure to safeguard, but also prevents someone from coming in and editing or manipulating a file.
Don't bring a morality issue into it...tell me their aren't a few folks that would manipulate something to strengthen their cause or case?
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