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Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

"Frankly, to be blunt, no CIO I know of cares about Linux, right? It's so far down in the stack. Yes, they know they use it, and they know it helps them save money, but that's not what makes it strategic."

Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst during his company's recent earnings call (Datamation)

"We’re not selling your data or interests or social graph. Personally I don't use Facebook because that sort of thing is distasteful, but I'm pretty confident we can make Ubuntu fantastic without doing what they do."

Ubuntu Linux Founder, Mark Shuttleworth commenting on the inclusion of Amazon results in the upcoming Ubuntu 12.10 release (LinuxPlanet)

"With the last mandate it's not like the hammer of Thor came down and punished agencies for not complying."

David Helms, Vice President, Cyber Security Center of Excellence at Salient Federal Solutions commenting on the upcoming U.S. Government IPv6 mandate (EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet)


"The good news is that zero days are becoming far less frequent across all Microsoft products."

Andrew Storms, director of security operations for nCircle, commenting on the out-of-band IE Patch from Microsoft (eSecurity Planet)

"At Apple, we strive to make world-class products that deliver the best experience possible to our customers. With the launch of our new Maps last week, we fell short on this commitment."

Apple CEO Tim Cook (Apple)

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.