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Great line from Sneakers!
"90 days is really long."
It's short when fixing vulns in an OS and delivering a real product.
90 days is not a lot of time.
"Google doesn't care about Microsoft's internal BS. Why should it?"
Because releasing that data two days before Microsoft releases a fix makes the world less secure, not more secure. The point of doing that security research is to make the world more secure, then Google does stupid shit and does the opposite.
But if you're sitting in your car with the doors closed talking on that phone you do have an expectation of privacy. How in the hell would the device be able to distinguish between the two?
Yes, that's overly simplistic.
Sure, it's great to drive the a good bargain with your suppliers. But, when you drive your suppliers out of business, particularly a sole supplier, maybe it's better to let them make a little money too.
Some just don't know it...
... it will never happen with a Republican Congress.
If the company doesn't insist on a license agreement then walk away. Any lawyer worth his weight in rice would insist on a license agreement. If the company can't get that right all on their own they don't know enough about intellectual property to work with.
"They ONLY other option was to become IBM and that's to simply run around BUYING other companies."
That was Symantec for most of the last ten years.
He likely will be the CEO once the split is complete.
This isn't new...
I'm behind a firewall