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 Larry Greenemeier

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Articles by Larry Greenemeier
posted in July 2006

Microsoft Backs Off, Axes Private Folder Tool

7/21/2006
Eradication of the tool may protect companies from legal or ethical problems arising from users storing improper data on their PCs, but it also takes away a tool that could be used to protect sensitive information on PCs that are stolen or used without authorization.

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Microsoft's WGA Woes Highlight User Rights

7/13/2006
As vendors increasingly look to sell applications that "phone home" customer information, there's a movement afoot to protect consumer rights by making sure companies are up front about the existence and intent of such software, and that users can uninstall it.

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FBI Hacker Awaits Sentencing

7/6/2006
An FBI contractor faces up to 18 months imprisonment after pleading guilty to illegally accessing the bureau's computers in one of several insider security breaches the U.S. government is facing.

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