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Re: When Microsoft Windows Ruins the Realtionship With Your ISP

__/ [ Jim ] on Monday 07 August 2006 00:03 \__

> Hadron Quark wrote:
>> "peterwn" <peterwn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>> Just had a discussion in another newsgroup. As it turns out a friend of
>>>> mine is being repremanded by her ISP.
>>>> __/ [ catherine yronwode ] on Sunday 06 August 2006  \__
>>>> > I recently found out from one of my web hosts (sonic.net) that my
>>>> > husband and i are notorious for generating the most spam email they
>>>> > handle out of their thousands of accounts. Apparently we get millions
>>>> > of spam emails per month.
>>>> And I thought I was doing badly with tens of thousands. Needless the
>>>> mention, Windows is responsible for sending all of that SPAM. It's on
>>>> par with a DDOS attack, only using different protocols.
>>>> And what about Vista? Even if people finally upgraded to Vista rather
>>>> than upgrade to Linux, Vista is the same pile of swiss cheese [REF]. As
>>>> I told Cat, the Internet as we know is headed for doom, owing to
>>>> Microsoft Windows.
>>> It is ironical that many ISP's, etc provide help desk support, but only
>>> for Windows.
>> Do you not think that the unparallelled growth of the 'net was partly
>> because of windows? A relatively cheap, easy to use GUI accessible to
>> the average Joe at home. It certainly wasnt the millions of Mac users.
> Well, no, because the Internet was born before Microsoft was even a thought
> in Billy's noggin.
> I think you're thinking of the World Wide Web.
> Which was born just as much as a result of the birth of GNU/Linux as any
> other kernel.

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                                        -- Bill Gates, 1993 

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