Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

“Expect us to make ambitious bets on our future that distract us from our current business.”

    Groupon Founder, Andrew Mason in his company’s SEC filing for IPO (InternetNews)

“The attitude of the company towards the general public is what really played a role in Sony being attacked and why they are continuously being attacked.”

    “Veracode security researcher Chris ‘t0ph’ Lytle commenting on the recent attacks on Sony that have crippled the PlayStation Network (eSecurityPlanet)

“Hacking attacks are an international problem and China is also a victim.”

    Hong Lei, Chinese foreign affairs spokesman commenting in a press conference about allegation that China was behind an attack on Google’s Gmail. (eSecurityPlanet)

“So what are the big changes? NOTHING. Absolutely nothing.”

    Linux creator, Linus Torvalds commenting on the new Linux 3.0 branch.

“It’s an argument that the press likes to continue bringing up.”

    Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen in an on-stage conversation with Walt Mossberg at the D conference commenting on the argument with Apple over supporting Flash on the iPad and iPhone.(All Things D)

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

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