[FPSPACE] Re: FP is under virus/spam attack
thomsona at flash.net
Sun Oct 31 23:45:54 EST 2004
> For administrative and logical reasons, it is easier to implement a total
> ban than a partial, i.e. tested, ban.
I agree that ASCII-only is a reasonable rule for mailing lists such as
FPSpace. An auxillary site for hosting non-text material would be desirable
for those willing to use it, but not necessary.
> I still lose a huge amount of time and productivity preventing and/or
> dealing with the fallout from an insecure world (cyberspace) not of my
> making. It is quite aggravating.
I'm a Windows user, get many dozens of spam messages and a good many attacks
of one sort or another per day. But I implement the usual range of
protective measures, run my eye down the list of quarantined messages in a
couple of minutes for false positives, and have had no adverse consequenses
that I can tell. (Of course, I can't tell about those that may have escaped
> Btw, in a few minutes it will be the 52 anniversary of the MIKE shot.
Videos of which are to be had at
> Happy anniversary.
> And many more....
As someone who grew up and spent much of his adult life expecting to
experience a successor to the Mike shot close up, I do hope many more
anniversaries go by without such coming to pass.
Pax vobiscum, folks.
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