April 15, 2010 - 3:14 pm
military power grab on the Internet, and argued that the U.S. has the right to retaliate against enemies in cyberwar.
In one area, however, Alexander was more forthcoming: He mentioned, with no prompting, that he owns an iPad, and with very little prompting, that it is "wonderful."
"I am a technologist. I love computers. I have a new iPad," Alexander told the committee of Senators. A few minutes later, Democratic Senator Mark Udall of Colorado couldn't help but bring it up again. From the Congressional Quarterly transcript:
Udall: I'm tempted to get a critical review of the iPad, but perhaps we can do that--
Udall: Wonderful. I will put that on -- for the record.
More takes of the hearing can be found here and here.
See also: In Pictures: A Brief History of Apple Hacking
Above from Forbes.com at this link http://blogs.forbes.com/firewall/2010/04/15/nsa-chief-loves-his-ipad/