Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

“In the space of one hour, my entire digital life was destroyed”

Matt Honan, Wired writer on how an epic fail at Apple and his own daisy chain of passwords led to his digital life being erased (Wired)


“The better bullshit detector you have, the better you’ll do.”

Security luminary, Bruce Schneier detailing some of his best practices of IT security (eSecurityPlanet)

“It’s a great community with people that are incredibly passionate.”

Fedora Linux Project Manager, Robyn Bergeron explaining why her job is made of awesome (InternetNews)


“I have a difficulty believing that was not intentional.”

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh, admonishing a lawyer in the Samsung vs. Apple case after a pre-trial order to not discuss the blocking of sales of some Samsung products was breached (Reuters)

“No matter how big or small, all companies must abide by FTC orders against them and keep their privacy promises to consumers, or they will end up paying many times what it would have cost to comply in the first place.”

Jon Leibowitz, Chairman of the FTC, in reference to the landmark $22 million fine levied against Google for not complying with an order to respect Apple Safari users’ privacy. (FTC)

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at, the news service of the IT Business Edge Network, the network for technology professionals Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.

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