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Financial Times of October 3 has a humongous 40-page insert
on international telecommunications -- markets, business,
technology, and, to be sure, the tele-players lying,
cheating, fearing the "computer hacking industry,"
whimpering with delirious greed at the bountiful,
multicultured consumer's mindless credulity of tekkie-
gadgets. For the mil-beguiled Colin Powells there's even a
colored global map of Big Blob telco strategic rapacity.
A tiny cheering blip of machine-wash-n-readable T-stupidity
on p. 34:
Sutton dismisses worries out security -- despite a
recent successful attempt to break the security on
Internet financial transactions. An incident in August,
when a researcher at the French National Institute of
Computer Science and Control (INRIA) broke into the
Internet security system, raised concerns about
"A lot of security is about perception -- after all,
every code can be broken. The INRIA incident only
involved breaking a single code and needed massive
computer resources to do it," says Mr Sutton.