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Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

"Recently, there’s been a lot of misinformation in the press about Android and Google’s role in supporting the ecosystem."

    Andy Rubin, VP of Engineering at Google defending his company's open source commitment to Android. (Google)

"A government contract is not a blank check."

    U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Machen Jr. talking about the Department of Justice settlement with Verizon on overcharging for services. (InternetNews.com)

"Linux itself really has no roadmap or grand plan persay, it sort of has a direction in which it is blowing."

    Jim Zemlin, Executive Director of the Linux Foundation talking about the next 20 years of Linux. (Datamation)

"In many ways we are now paying for the historical check box approach to compliance logging and security monitoring rather than focusing on advanced security intelligence."

    Tom Turner, senior vice president, Marketing and Channels at security vendor Q1 Labs, talking about the Epsilon email data breach. (eSecurityplanet)

"This is an unprecedented opportunity to acquire one of the most extensive and compelling patent portfolios to ever come on the market."

    George Riedel, Chief Strategy Officer and President of Business Units at Nortel talking about the potential sale of Nortel's patents to Google for $900 million. (InternetNews)

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com, the news service of Internet.com, the network for technology professionals.