[SpamCop-List] Re: Legal Question
nobody at spamcop.net
Mon Nov 22 18:07:18 EST 2004
"Pete Stephenson" <pete at heypete.com> wrote in message
news:pete-84A6C9.12165322112004 at news.cesmail.net...
> In article <cntgrq$d13$1 at news.spamcop.net>,
> "Porpoise" <porpoise1954 at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> > Never mind the fact that there're millions out there without
> > millions more out there that are even still on W95/W98 with 486
> > Not *all* parts of the world are as affluent as we are - which
> > some way to explaining why most of the spam is coming from the
> > countries it seems to be coming from these days.
> Even considering that, there are plenty of security, anti-virus,
> firewall programs that will run just fine on Windows 95.
> people like my grandparents (who still use Windows 95 on an
> have no idea that they would need to protect themselves. It's not
> they're stupid (my grandfather was a surgeon in his younger
> they're simply uninformed.
> Education of the users, on behalf of the provider, combined with
> and decisive action against zombied computers (there was a
> this a week or so ago in the forums here, I can dig it up if
> would likely help out quite a bit...I hope. :-P
Grandparents come from a generation of 'why upgrade if this works
fine?' - I still have Win98. Also, I don't have time to upgrade
on a modem.
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