Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

“It’s been almost 40 years since Bob and I wrote our paper, and I can assure you while we had high hopes, we did not dare to assume that the Internet would turn into the worldwide platform it’s become.”

Vint Cerf commenting on the 30th anniversary of the switchover from NCP to TCP/IP (Google)


“This is a hotly contested segment and we’re very mindful of the caliber, scale and capacity of some of the incumbents in the phone market”

Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu Linux commenting on his company’s Ubuntu for Phone OS (Datamation


“Imation provides us the scale and global footprint to expand our business, while still keeping intact our award winning partner program, our strong management team and employees, and our innovative products and roadmap.”

Philip Black, CEO of Nexsan, commenting on his company’s $120 million acquisition by Imation (InfoStor)


 “The FTC’s overall resolution of this matter is weak and—frankly—unusual.”

Dave Heiner, Vice President & Deputy General Counsel at Microsoft commenting on the FTC decision with Google (Microsoft)


“For Internet users, it doesn’t matter how the breach happened because the end result is the same. Users are fooled and their private information is stolen.”

Andrew Storms, director of security operations for nCircle commenting on the exploitation of the TURKTRUST SSL Certificate Authority  (eSecurity Planet)

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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