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Why go Public on Vulnerabilities?

I’m baffled at how this BPC group got funding to produce a simulation and report on the observations throughout a cyberattack exercise.;_article=1

And, why in the world would you publish the findings through CNN!??  Why don’t we just invite a cyber-terrorist along for the exercise as well!??  Gheez!,0,3859893,full.story

This sounds rather naive:  ““We can turn the [National Security Agency] loose on this problem, and gather tons and tons of information, gigabytes beyond imagination,” he promised.”  Yeah, we’re going to sit there and sort this out as the country comes crashing down…

I’ll give them credit for at least trying to sort out HOW to respond in these scenarios… because, by golly, no one ever seems to prepare for the worst anymnore.

Complaint Filed with FTC agains Google Buzz

From the AP:

Privacy group files FTC complaint on Google Buzz

Privacy watchdog group files complaint about Google Buzz with Federal Trade Commission

(Source: Yahoo News)

On Negative Relationships

This article perked up my neurons.
The Enemy of My Enemy