HEARD OF THE BROKEN WINDOWS THEORY?

“The number of security exploits will never reach zero. But we can dramatically blunt the impact of cybercriminals and are dedicating a major portion of our R&D investments to security advances.”

Microsoft chairman Bill Gates, telling customers to expect nothing but bug fixes for the next three years, InformationWeek, 31 March 2004

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BILE SHARING

“Some unscrupulous corporations may have exploited new technologies … so that ordinary consumers and children become, in effect, ‘human shields’ against copyright owners and law enforcement agencies.”

Senator Orrin Hatch (D.-RIAA), on the amusing conspiracy theories he’s come up with to justify outlawing peer-to-peer networks, Senate.gov, 25 March 2004