Dark cloud hovers over Black Hat

Thursday, 24 November 2005, 12:59 AM EST

Last week Black Hat, the Vegas security conference that was at the center of the Ciscogate controversy last summer, was purchased by CMP Media. The sale has the internet hens clucking about whether ownership by a larger, wealthier corporation will protect Black Hat from future legal challenges, or make it more susceptible to pressure from companies wanting to control vulnerability disclosures.

By Jennifer Granick at Wired.

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