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From: lists2 at (Cael Abal)
Subject: Cael's Corollary (was: viruses being sent to this list)

Mark Challender wrote:

>Personal responsibility seems to be missing from all of the people
>complaining about a list infecting them or somehow causing them harm.
>Get over it.
>We use Microsoft products as well as other products and we have very strong
>security policies -- firewall, server antivirus, blocking attachments,
>client antivirus with updates three times a week, automated patching, etc.
>In short, we take responsibility for running the software we use.  Te expect
>a public mailing list to "protect" you is similar to expecting the
>automakers to "protect" you by steering your vehicle for you.
>Protect yourself.
>Mark Challender, MCSE
>Network Administrator
Thank you for giving me the opportunity to propose a new Corollary to 
Godwin's Law:

As an online security related discussion progresses, the probability of 
someone making an awkward comparison to the automotive industry 
approaches one.

(I figured I couldn't possibly take us any further off-topic.)


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