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Content posted in May 2005
Security Is the New Cold War
Commentary  |  5/27/2005  | 
Electronics, technology and ubiquitous computing have made the world a far more convenient and efficient place to live. The speed with which the things we can now do, get done, is as mind boggling as is the rate at which they quickly become obsolete, or melded with yet another cool, useful technology. Just look at the speed with which cell phones have been turned into the Swiss Army Knife of personal technology. Nevermind calling, it's fundamental use. How 80s.You can use cell phones today to ta
A Call From The North: Be Brutal Against Spammers
Commentary  |  5/19/2005  | 
A group of 10 business executives, consumers, academics, and government officials has spent the past year trying to figure out how best to stop unsolicited E-mail known as spam. The solution: brutalize violators with stiff financial penalties.
Phones Fight Phonies
Commentary  |  5/12/2005  | 
On Tuesday, VeriSign hosted a dinner for journalists at Le Colonial in San Francisco to help get its message out about strong authentication. Representatives from AOL, IBM, and Intuit also were in attendance. The idea is that journalists get good food and the hosts get good press. Of course, it's not officially quid pro quo, but it's hard to imagine companies sponsoring such events without some hope that what goes around comes around. Coincidentally, Bite public relations managed the affair.


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