[LINK] Storm Worm Botnet More Powerful Than Top Supercomputers
rick at praxis.com.au
Tue Sep 11 12:02:03 EST 2007
Adrian Chadd wrote:
> How long has it taken for the government to pony up on obesity leading
> to long-term financial strain on the health system?
They haven't, yet. The idea of user pays for lifestyle related diseases has
been tossed around. Should I pay for a smoker's lung cancer treatment?
I say yes. In the long run, providing universal health care benefits
us all. But a bit of education goes a long way towards ensuring better
> M$ allows people to communicate and get work done. Imagine what
> would happen to the economy if the government outlawed M$ software
Yeah, so do many other operating systems. If you think that MS has locked
us into a single source of software, then that is the demonstrated danger
of allowing a monopoly to take hold and of a mono-culture in computing
to evolve in the first place.
I don't think that outlawing M$ software is a solution. Rather, make the
manufacturer financially responsible for its faults. We've been down this
road many times on Link.
Another thought comes to mind: banishment. Mickeysoft often attempts to
lock-out other non-M$ systems / softwares / protocols. They've done this
many times with code embedded inside MS-DOS and Windows. As well, they've
fractured and corrupted many of the open protocols on the Internet. SMTP, HTTP,
Thought might be given to an open rebellion against crap software (ORACS)
in order that M$ software is locked out in response. Take back the Internet
and return it to healthy and efficient operation. ORACS banishes MS :)
Rick Welykochy || Praxis Services
Natural foods can be harmful. Look at all the
people who die of natural causes.
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