Fair enough, I think the example with the alarm is accurate isn't it?
There's a security defect in it, and the licence/contract you sign might
stipulate that you keep your mouth shut if you discover anything wrong
with it/defects in the system.
Alan was over for the show in Dublin a short while ago, I don't know if
he has plans on returning any time soon.
adam beecher wrote:
> I think DeCSS might be a better example. I'm not 100% happy about the
> Skylarov case meself, I don't think Elcomsoft's intentions were entirely for
> the good of mankind. And of course they sell spamware, and allow their
> resellers to spam. DeCSS is just as easy to explain.
>> Is it true that Alan won't travel to the US because of the DMCA? I saw this
> mentioned recently in an April Fools piece, but I know he's really quite
> annoyed about the whole thing. Also, Alan was coming to Ireland - has he
> been yet? If he hasn't, I'd like to hear him speak about this. Should be
> able to get some headlines out of it.
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