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Howard Schmidt's talk at RSA

The New York Times has a short article by Markoff, “U.S. to Reveal Rules on Internet Security.” The article focuses first on declassification, and goes on to say:

In his first public speaking engagement at the RSA Conference, which is scheduled to open Tuesday, Mr. Schmidt said he would focus on two themes: partnerships and transparency.

I’m very happy that in a little under two years since we published the New School, transparency has taken a role on center stage. Obviously, I wouldn’t claim all the credit for that. At the same time, I’m happy that we’ve contributed to re-orienting people and accelerating this important change.