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Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2004 09:17:24 -0600
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I remember the FBI guy mentioning at a previous meeting here that his
local office was working with older PCs confiscated during crime
investigations.  He made it sound like they were working with
crumbs and odds and ends; if Apple's marketing people were smart
they'd supply a mac for every FBI computer investigator in the country
and then "leak" the news out...

But we know how non-smart Apple's marketing people are right?

On Jan 30, 2004, at 8:06 AM, Jeff Kilpatrick wrote:

> I don't know.   We've dealt with these people.  I think I still have
> their computer guy's card if you want to do an invite for a talk on
> legalities..
> -jeff
> On Jan 29, 2004, at 11:00 PM, Quyen Arana wrote:
>> While you mention the Mac connection in the article, Macs aren't the
>> main topic, which is more so who's actually doing the cracking and
>> how.
>> I think this is pretty interesting in and of itself.
>> The idea of inviting an FBI agent to talk is pretty tempting. Anyone
>> else be interested in this? Maybe we could get a FBI security "expert"
>> to give a talk to the whole foundation.
>> q
>> On Jan 29, 2004, at 10:10 PM, Todd Walker wrote:
>>> id=215
>>> " I asked him about that, and he told us that many of the computer
>>> security folks back at FBI HQ use Macs running OS X, since those
>>> machines can do just about anything: run software for Mac, Unix, or
>>> Windows, using either a GUI or the command line. And they're secure
>>> out
>>> of the box. "
>> J Quyen Arana
>> Information Technology Director
>> Oklahoma Science Project
>> [log in to unmask]
>> 405.271.7683