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- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Unbelievable
- From: Chuck Yerkes <chuck+obsd_(_at_)_2003_(_dot_)_snew_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2003 12:35:31 -0400
- Mail-followup-to: Chuck Yerkes <chuck+obsd_(_at_)_2003_(_dot_)_snew_(_dot_)_com>, misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Reply-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
You know, reading between the lines is often meaningless,
is always wide open to interpretation and shouldn't be used
to base public statements on.
Another reading might be that having all these most excellent
coders, the cream of the secure programming crop, should
not be in the same place at once. That they (you) are a target
to be protected by DARPA :)
Quoting Jason Downs (downsj_(_at_)_downsj_(_dot_)_com):
> In message invad3rkim_(_at_)_flexcheck_(_dot_)_net writes:
> >I just don't see any logic in that statement. Seems like they are trying
> >to cover their tracks but not doing a very good job of it. I mean, because
> >other nations are a threat..that should be a reason to stay focused on
> >security...not drop it.
> Read between the lines a little bit.
> They were trying to imply that Theo is a terrorist.
> >> I have received a quote from a reporter who I've talked to for one of
> >> the articles linked all over the place. He has received the following
> >> statement from the DARPA spokeswoman (703-696-2404,
> >> jwalker_(_at_)_darpa_(_dot_)_mil). It's below. I could not make this up.
> >> I wanted to update you on the situation with the Univ of
> >> Penn. project. As a result of the DARPA review of the project, and
> >> due to world events and the evolving threat posed by increasingly
> >> capable nation-states, the Government on April 21 advised the
> >> University to suspend work on the "security fest" portion of the
> >> project.
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