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Economist articles [was: Re: Draft Minutes, 25 July]

From: Al Gilman <Alfred.S.Gilman@IEEE.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2007 14:53:13 -0400
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There are two interesting articles in this week's _Economist_ that
bear on our security issues and CAPTCHA multiplexing and/or
alternatives in particular.

1. law ethics and business of breaking things:

One deals with market-making for security holes that someone has
found and that the vendor hasn't plugged yet. This has parallels to
the business practices of

http://www.economist.com/science/displaystory.cfm?story_id=9507422

2. identity brokering plus biometrics seeking to enter retail use from phones.

The other article deals with voiceprinting technology used for user
authentication in payment transactions.

http://www.economist.com/science/displaystory.cfm?story_id=9507446

Al
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