Spy chief asks hackers to help government secure Internet

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  1. Zebra

    Zebra Senior Member Senior Member

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    By Joseph Menn and Jim Finkle

    LAS VEGAS | Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:37pm EDT

    (Reuters) - The head of the government's secretive National Security Agency took the unprecedented step on Friday of asking a convention of unruly hackers to join him in an effort to make the Internet more secure.

    In a speech to the 20th annual Def Con gathering in Las Vegas, four-star General Keith Alexander stressed common ground between U.S. officials and hackers, telling them privacy must be preserved and that they could help by developing new tools.

    "You're going to have to come in and help us," Alexander told thousands of attendees......

    full story: Spy chief asks hackers to help government secure Internet | Reuters
     
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  3. anoop_mig25

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    indeed a good step by americans . i wished there were sane mind in north block
     

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