This article is fear-mongering to say the least.
Akamai is a Content Delivery Network provider, a cost-effective way to service data to customer from a local server. I've not heard about 'Akamai Ghost' before.
Most importantly, no software can survive 12 years of non-development. Imagine Windows from 12 years back or google.com or amazon.com - they won't work. It also has been consistenly shown that closed-source private software are usually more vulnerable than open-source software.
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