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Re: Compromised machines liable for damage?

  • From: Hannigan, Martin
  • Date: Wed Dec 28 23:37:10 2005

Title: Re: Compromised machines liable for damage?

I demand to immediately know who.
But, I don't know why. Money talks on the Internet and I keep bathing in SBA quarters (note to Gadi: you won't get it, don't ask - North AMERICAN Net......).

Damnit. Where's Kibo!??  I want my lava lamp back!


 -----Original Message-----
From:   Barry Shein [mailto:[email protected]]
Sent:   Wed Dec 28 23:29:14 2005
To:     NANOG
Subject:        Re: Compromised machines liable for damage?

To beat a dead horse just a little harder the problem I have is when a
certain company kept distributing software with security flaws
specifically because they're profiting from those flaws.

For example, graphics libraries which accept binary code chunks to be
executed in kernel mode without limits for support of quick screen
updates in games considered of marketing importance. Blaming it on the
games vendors seems inadequate, particularly over several years and
releases of each.

That's just pure economics and, hence, profiting on others' serious

        -Barry Shein

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