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Comment: Re: "CipherShed" (Score 1) 184

by bill_mcgonigle (#47951109) Attached to: TrueCrypt Gets a New Life, New Name

but in this case the authors were anonymous - they are NOT going to de-cloak to enforce a trademark.

It's probably better for the security of the community at large to carry on calling it TrueCrypt (3.0, clear who the new team is, etc.). Trademarks exist to prevent confusion - in this case, using the same name is the minimally confusing option. The license is unenforceable and securing people's communications is more important to society than the wishes of the retired authors.

Imaginary property ain't real but the risks of electronic adversaries certainly are.

Comment: Re:I've never shorted a stock (Score 2) 50

by Zontar The Mindless (#47951095) Attached to: Microsoft Kills Off Its Trustworthy Computing Group

Oh sure, a lot of people on /. would like to see MS crater; but be careful what you wish for. Do you really want AAPL to be the A no. 1 tech company for EVERYTHING, including your workstation?

Microsoft have no connection whatsoever to my workstation or what I run on it. Now explain to me how their demise is going to change that.

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