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Re: Is there anything that actually gets users to fix theircomputers?
At 8:15 PM -0400 10/6/03, Jeffrey S. Young wrote:
I'm quite sure these are off topic. But I have to say my favorite response came early in the wormalert hoax, when I was attempting to respond by hand to people asking them to stop sending us email. I received this reply.It's a difficult thing for all of us when j.random users start to discover things like personal firewall. I had one threaten me personally with 'investigation' by the FBI because "my system was attempting to break into his PC" He sent it to my account, no cc: to abuse.
Gather evil into your briars Reflect negativity back to its sender all ill will or any blight Snatch from the air and send it back in flight Seek out the one who did this deed That it return to them thrice by magick's creed Hence more contact made by he spew his negativity back times three. So Mote It Be
I'd never been formally cursed before. Sure beats a DoS attack. -- Kee Hinckley http://www.messagefire.com/ Next Generation Spam Defense http://commons.somewhere.com/buzz/ Writings on Technology and Society I'm not sure which upsets me more: that people are so unwilling to accept responsibility for their own actions, or that they are so eager to regulate everyone else's.