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Sixth Workshop on Hot Topics in System Dependability
October 3, 2010, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Casey Henderson, Production Manager
USENIX Association
2560 Ninth Street, Suite 215
Berkeley, CA 94710
Tel: (510) 528-8649
Fax: (510) 548-5738


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e. the Talk and its contents are original to you;

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