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eWeek: Security Maven Calls for Internet 'Disease Control' Agency

Jan 31, 2004, 02:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dennis Fisher)

[ Thanks to Matt for this link. ]

"The dominance of Windows in the marketplace continues to represent a threat to the safety and security of the Internet and is a problem that must be addressed at the highest levels of government, a noted security researcher said in his keynote speech at the Black Hat Windows conference here Thursday.

"Dan Geer, one of the authors of last year's controversial paper on the subject of the Windows monoculture on the Internet, said that the assertions in the paper and his speech are not new and are beginning to draw the attention of legislators and government officials in the United States and abroad..."

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