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Doug Crockford discusses JavaScript & HTML5 security issues

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Posted May 12 2010 04:33 PM

Doug Crockford discusses the future of Javascript and his concerns about HTML5's security. He feels that there is 'too much kitchen sink' in HTML5 and the potential for cross-site scripting attacks. Here is the interview from Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco 2010:

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