Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> This is not a proper excuse. Roy Culley makes a valid and good point.
> Windows has made the Internet dangerous, at least in the conceptual-level.
Well, that's a completely different -- and highly relevant point. Not only
is it dangerous to connect a Windows machine to the Internet -- but, as a
*bad* netizen, it uses resources and inflicts harm on its neighbors email.
However, this also shows up the shortcomings of a completely open system
such as the Internet.
Let's face it -- much as the Windows was never meant to be connected to the
Internet -- the Internet was never designed to be a public airwave.
There are better, more complex, designs that may be better than the
> Not only has surfing become dangerous to its user (take Netcraft toolbar
> as proof), but the whole community suffers. A net citizenship wherein one
> citizen is allows to have spam spewed passively (affecting _everyone_) is
> worrisome, to say the least.
Those are good concerns at a certain very basic way of looking at things.
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