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Re: Schneier: ISPs should bear security burden

  • From: Fergie (Paul Ferguson)
  • Date: Wed Apr 27 15:15:49 2005


Thank you, Steve, for a very articulate & rational post. :-)

- ferg

-- "Steve Sobol" <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:

[snip]

Anyone who thinks AOL is doing this out of the goodness of their hearts,
please speak up now...

[FX: sound of crickets chirping]

Yup. That's what I thought. 

Not having to support people who have tons of viruses saves money, and
therefore is a good idea. Making it easier for people to avoid infection is
good business, especially when you are talking about AOL's userbase (in terms
of sheer numbers and the Internet expertise of the stereotypical AOL member).

[snip]

--
"Fergie", a.k.a. Paul Ferguson
 Engineering Architecture for the Internet
 fergdawg@netzero.net or fergdawg@sbcglobal.net
 ferg's tech blog: http://fergdawg.blogspot.com/