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As a counterpoint - I would also like to point out that just because someone is "a well-respected researcher for 15 years", that doesn't mean everything they will ever say will be a quality statement above reproach or should be taken as fact at face value. [1]

[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Forbes_Nash,_Jr.#Mental_il...

I will also point out that Dragos is not actually a prominent security researcher. He organizes a security conference. He has never presented research at his own conference, or at any other conference, as far as I can remember.

I only say this because people want us to take these claims on faith, citing a credential that he hasn't actually established. Furthermore, his tweets so far seem to be full of rookie mistakes. I've seen a fair number of "security enthusiasts" do exactly what he is doing.

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