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Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

"I have heard from the critics and I take seriously their concerns regarding proposed legislation to address the problem of online piracy"

Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Tex.), author of the Stop Online Piracy Act, (Washington Post)


"There is no magic pixie dust for preventing a fork."

Rackspace VP of Business & Corporate Development Mark Collier, talking about plans for the upcoming OpenStack Foundation (InternetNews)

"There is a myth that the advent of cloud computing changes everything or has somehow presented us with new problems that we haven't had before"

U.S. Deputy Assistant Attorney General Bruce Swartz, commenting on how U.S. law enforcement has no new troubles when it comes to the cloud (eSecurityPlanet)


"Understanding who people are, what they care about and the other people that matter to them is crucial if we are to give users what they need, when they need it."

Google CEO, Larry Page during his company's Q4 earnings call explaining the future product direction (Datamation)

"We were very surprised to see the record-low number of database vulnerability fixes in this latest CPU"

Alex Rothacker, Director of Security Research for Application Security Inc.'s TeamSHATTER, commenting on Oracle's 78 patch update (eSecurityPlanet)



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