__/ [ alt ] on Monday 07 August 2006 09:24 \__
> "[H]omer" <spam@xxxxxxx> wrote in news:3njiq3-kf1.ln1@xxxxxxxxxx:
>> Mind you, it's only right that they should've made the gesture (if not
>> the actual effort), after all, it's because of their Swiss Cheese
>> software that the world has such a spam problem today.
> Oh. Don't say that. The Microsoft apologists will tell you that it's
> actually Unix' fault because MTAs deliver the spam to the end user's
> Or that it's Unix' fault because they even ship with MTAs which are used to
> source spam.
> This, of course, ignores the fact that MTAs are doing exactly what they are
> designed and intended to do. Unlike zombified Windows machines which are
> hijacked to do something they are NOT intended to do.
Maybe the spammers and Microsoft can negotiate a deal whereby the OEM's will
further reduce the cost of desktops/laptops with Windows preinstalled.
Windows is, after all, a source of revenue and wealth to the industry of
malware, pills, sex, and gambling.