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Re: Dumb users spread viruses

  • From: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino
  • Date: Sun Feb 08 21:25:18 2004

> In this past year's tour of my friends and family, I've taken to removing
> their antivirus software at the same time I remove their spyware, and I've
> taken to installing Mozilla (with its IMAP client) as a way to keep the
> machine from having any dependency on anti-virus software.  IT managers are
> encouraged to consider a similar move next time they're asked to approve
> the renewal costs of a campus-wide anti-virus license.

	when my mother wanted to use the web, i gave her a laptop with ROM-boot
	linux (Mozilla runs on top of it).  so far i saw no problem, she's okay
	with using linux.  ROM-boot linux was from
	(she is using cellphone for emails)

PS: i have no relationship with