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June 15, 2007
Me on Identity Theft
At the kickoff reception for the IT Security Summit in Johannesburg, there was a bit of industrial theater about identity theft. Someone tried to pretend he was me; it was pretty funny, really. Someone captured my discussion after on video.
Posted on June 15, 2007 at 12:15 PM
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> Next up Phil Zimmermann speaks via ISDN link about VOIP encryption (ten days after quintuple bypass surgery).
I didn't know there was such a thing as quintuple bypass surgery. Phil's heart has 5 chambers?
So where's the video of the skit?
Was the impersonator named Chuck Norris?
Quintuple bypass surgery means bypassing five arteries, not five chambers. There are lots of arteries, and how many of them you could bypass is limited mostly by the complexity of the operation required, not the number of chambers in the heart.
@flunked biology: Quintuple bypass refer to the number of coronary arteries bypassed in the procedure.
Of course, we still don't know that you are you. The you we think we know wasn't widely recognized until the mid-1990s and we don't even know that that you is still you. The pretender might actually be you and you might actually be the pretender. But neither might be you: The real you might be locked in a cell beneath the cafeteria in Fort Meade.
All we really know is that Chuck Norris is really Chuck Norris and Paul is dead.
Old Flattop> Of course, we still don't know that you are you.
But we don't care about Bruce's IDENTITY. We care about his INTENT.
"So where's the video of the skit?"
Don't know. I thought the same guy was video taping everything.
It was pretty funny.
a bit off-topic now ... but regarding Matt's posting on the meetinging one's self at Starbucks story. Did you notice the culpability of the bank? "... unsolicited mailing from the bank".
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