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Re: Even you can be hacked
** Reply to message from "Laurence F. Sheldon, Jr." <LarrySheldon@cox.net> on Thu, 10 Jun 2004 13:06:43 -0500 > Jeff Shultz wrote: > > > > But ultimately, _you_ are responsible for your own systems. > > Even if the water company is sending me 85% TriChlorEthane? > > Right. Got it. The victim is always responsible. > > There you have it folks. A. Straw man B. Apple/Kumquat arguement Who is the victim here? The user who's computer was infected due to their own lack of responsibilty (and was not fixed... remember that part, _was_not_fixed_), or the ISP who isn't going to get a rebate on their upstream bandwidth bill that was in turn inflated by that customer. -- Jeff Shultz A railfan pulls up to a RR crossing hoping that there will be a train.