June 13, 2002

USENIX begins with a chilly warning

Anonymous Reader writes: "DesktopLinux.com Contributing Editor Malcolm Dean reports on the keynote speech at opening day of the USENIX conference in Monterey, CA where over 1100 attendees are on hand for a week of high-powered conferences. Predicting a 'silent spring' on the Internet, Stanford University's renowned Lawrence Lessig lectured on the scope and extent of laws affecting the Internet. Lessig also discussed Microsoft's domination of the desktop as "not that they have been dominating the desktop, but that they have been leveraging this domination over the next generation of technology." Read full story."

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