Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week


“Jailbroken devices become excellent hosts for mobile botnets.”

Tom Kellermann, CTO of AirPatrol Corp commenting on the jailbreakme exploit for Apple iOS (eSecurityPlanet)


“Rather than using a floodlight to get Wi-Fi out, we’re using a flashlight.”

Sylvia Hooks senior manager, wireless marketing at Cisco explaining Cisco’s new stadium Wi-Fi antennas (WiFiPlanet) –

“I’ve always said we would make a move like this when the right deal with the right partners could help us do the right thing for our customers and our employees.”

Go Daddy CEO and Founder Bob Parsons commenting on his company’s ‘partnership’ with private equity investors for $2.2 billion (EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet)


“The majority of users don’t want to take the time to configure this stuff themselves.”

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announcing the new Skype integration with Facebook that doesn’t require users to manually install Skype. (InformationWeek)


“And quite frankly, Christoph Hellwig has now _twice_ said good thingsabout that driver, which is pretty unusual. It might mean that the driver is great. Of course, it’s way more likely that space aliens are secretly testing their happy drugs on Christoph. Or maybe he’s just naturally mellowing.”

Linux creator, Linus Torvalds commenting on new Intel SCSI drivers in Linux 3.0 (LKML)


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

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