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Sep 26, 2003, 20:00 (18 Talkback[s])
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"Daniel Geer, the now-unemployed author of a report critical of monopolistic technologies, doesn't understand what all the hoopla is about.

"The long-time network security specialist, who was trained as a bio-statistician, explained that all he wanted to do in his recent study was alert Washington insiders and the IT world to the risk of IT technologies as they relate to business risk.

"That study, CyberInsecurity: The Cost of Monopoly -- How the Dominance of Microsoft's Products Poses a Risk to Security, is now widely believed to be the reason Geer is no longer associated with @stake, the Boston-based computer security firm that he co-founded..."

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