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Re: Automatic shutdown of infected network connections
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 10:49:24AM -0400, George Capehart wrote: > On Wednesday 03 September 2003 08:20 am, Nathan E Norman wrote: > > On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 07:39:17AM -0500, Matthew S. Hallacy wrote: > > <snip> > > > > Besides, have you ever tried updating an XP system at 56k? It could > > > literally take days. > > > > You may have a point there. > > More to the point, why would one subscribe to a cable service to get > only 56k when they could get better rates from another cable provider > or DSL? Defeats the purpose of subscribing to a broadband service. > Your customers who want high speed service would most likely change > providers . . . > > My $0.02. I *like* my 250k connection . . . ;-) Perhaps you missed the part where Jonathan said this is a config for customers whose machine has been infected by the virus du jour. The conscientious customer gets something quite a bit better than 56k :-) -- Nathan Norman - Incanus Networking mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org A booming voice says, "Wrong, cretin!", and you notice that you have turned into a pile of dust.