BREAKING NEWS: ‘Trustworthy’ Computing Now Gates’ Focus

For you technoids, I kid you not, this is the headline TODAY:

‘Trustworthy’ Computing Now Gates’ Focus

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates (news – web sites) is expected to give his perspective Tuesday on computer security and provide an update on the software giant’s efforts to make computing more “trustworthy.”

No, really, he means it this time.

For those of you who don’t get the joke, note the headline and date…

Gates calls for ‘trustworthy computing’

By Rick Perera
IDG News Service, *01/17/02*

Bill Gates is getting serious about security. Microsoft’s chairman and chief software architect is calling on the software giant’s 49,000 employees worldwide to make ‘trustworthy computing’ the company’s highest priority.

Remember, you heard it at Wizbang first — well sorta.

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