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Security news and products; english parliament to quiz Microsoft.

The House of Science and Technology Committee, who are currently conducting an inquiry into personal Internet security, will this week hear evidence from senior Microsoft executives.

Jerry Fishenden and Matt Lambert of Microsoft are likely to be asked about steps the software giant have taken to protect its customers online as well as how the technology industry can do more to safeguard the public from internet based criminals. They will also be pressed on Microsoft's record of co-operating with competitors to ensure internet users are protected.

Also giving evidence are Adam Laurie and Alan Cox, professionals in the data protection industry and experts on open source software.
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Title Annotation:SOFTWARE WORLD DIGEST
Publication:Software World
Date:Jan 1, 2007
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