[SpamCop-List] Re: [MEDIA] FTC deal blocks company's pop-up ads
me at privacy.net
Thu Aug 5 13:21:04 EDT 2004
| > So what you're saying is.......
| Not at all. I'm simply saying that there are tools readily available on
| the market, even for M$-Windoze, most of which are Free, which allow
| their users to behave properly on the 'Net. I'm also saying that one
| piece of software which *doesn't* behave properly doesn't automatically
| become "right" just because a majority of people are using it.
| There are these insignificant little documents called "RFC" papers which
| only define the standards used on the Internet. You know, nothing
| important like being able to have red text in an e-mail. Most software
| abides by the standards set forth in these RFC papers. Microsoft does
The majority of folk want the protection they just don't know where or how
to go about getting help. I'm literally the one eyed man in the land of the
blind here in WNC. As such I'm constantly getting calls & referrals (even
from the cable guys) to help people disinfect and securer their computers.
Likely not doing the job as well as it might but I've gotten more than my
share of home backed brownies from nice little old ladies who do appreciate
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