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Re: Stopping open proxies and open relays

  • From: Guðbjörn Hreinsson
  • Date: Sat Feb 07 07:07:09 2004

> Well, it seems to work relatively well when it comes to motor vehicles...
> Oh, sure, there are still lots of morons driving unsafe poorly-maintained
> vehicles around, but I'm sure there would be WAY way more if traffic laws
> (and inspection requirements, etc, depending on your jurisdiction) went
> byebye tomorrow. The problem, in any case, is one of limited enforcement
> resources: triple the highway police force, and I'm sure a lot more morons
> will get caught/fined/forced to fix their vehicles.

Maybe we should first have laws that prohibit making and selling computers
without firewalls? In this context I should be fine making cars without
and other security items and just accuse my customers of negligence if they
happen to have an accident?