Subject: Re: Current events and free software
From: "Karsten M. Self" <>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2001 15:26:19 -0700
Wed, 19 Sep 2001 15:26:19 -0700
on Wed, Sep 19, 2001 at 02:09:18PM -0400, Michael Tiemann ( wrote:
> Ben wrote:

> > So write your local paper and tell them that this is not an Internet
> > virus, this is a Microsoft virus.  Tell them specifically that they are
> > negligent for not letting people know up front that they can
> > significantly reduce their personal risk by not having unpatched
> > software, IIS, Microsoft Outlook, IE 5, or a Microsoft operating system.
> > (I have arranged the options in descending order of benefit.)

> I already did...I wrote to Time Magazine and The News And Observer (the local 
> paper here in Durham NC).

...and I:  NPR, the New York Times, Declan, the SF Chronicle, the SJ
Merc News, and a fistfull of others.

Karsten M. Self <>
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