Subject: Re: Current events and free software
From: Simon Cozens <simon@brecon.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2001 12:45:05 +0100
Fri, 21 Sep 2001 12:45:05 +0100
On Wed, Sep 19, 2001 at 11:31:08PM +0100, Simon Cozens wrote:
> Thankfully, we have the BBC, who are - as usual - completely clueful:
> 
>  It is a malicious program or virus that uses many different methods
>  to spread itself around the internet using the weaknesses of
>  Microsoft Windows.                          
> 
>  It can affect machines running Microsoft Windows 95, 98, Me, 2000
>  and NT. 

The BBC excels itself again:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/sci/tech/newsid 1555000/1555981.stm
Includes quotes from the EFF and Bruce Schneier.

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Microsoft - We put the "backwards" into backwards compatibility.


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