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RE: Stopping open proxies and open relays

  • From: Michel Py
  • Date: Sat Feb 07 01:00:38 2004

> Vivien M. wrote:
> The day a couple of grandmothers get taken away in
> handcuffs because a script kiddie took up residence
> in her computer is the day a few people will wake
> up to the fact that computers need regular maintenance... 

Indeed, but a) won't happen b) even if it could it would be faster to
pass a low that allows worm and virus writers to be shot on sight, which
won't happen either. Want to stop the problem? Make the bounty $250M
instead of $250K. Gee, I'd probably turn myself in for that much.