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Re: Researchers ping through first full 'Internet census' in 25 years
On Fri, October 12, 2007 10:08 pm, Mark Foster wrote: > Its all very well for those that know better to carry on like this, but I > would suggest that those sortsa complaints only come from people who > don't know better. They don't know how to interpret their Firewall > warnings. And they don't know whats genuine and whats not. You're right, they don't. My complaint is with those who *think* they do. > Suggest that rather than knocking those who genuinely think that its a > warzone out there (and isn't it?) efforts of ISPs to educate clients as > to what is genuine abuse (and what isn't) should be rewarded. Absolutely. I've always been happy to try and educate those who come with even the slightest inclination towards education. It's the ones who are convinced that either any error message from their firewall or OS is the Word of God, or that because they're skilled in some other field, any attempt to educate them about networking or computers is a direct attack on their mental prowess - they bug me. It seems that neither group is getting smaller :( Regards, Tim.