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The Register: MS Palladium Boss to Debate TCPA with Anderson, Cox

Oct 22, 2002, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Lettice)

"UK open source consultancy netproject is clearly on something of a roll. Earlier this month the company announced the first deployments in a pilot scheme intended to equip police forces in England and Wales with secure Linux desktops, and next month it plays host to what sounds like being the trusted computing face-off of the year--John Manferdelli versus Ross Anderson versus Alan Cox.

"It is of course possible that they'll all agree, although if so it's not immediately obvious about what. John Manferdelli is general manager of Microsoft's Palladium business unit, and you can get an idea of where he's coming from here, while some of Ross Anderson of Cambridge Computer Labs' fears and doubts about TCPA/Palladium are expressed here. Lead Linux kernel developer Alan Cox you probably know about too, and he'll be dealing with the issue as regards open source..."

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