[Dshield] "Personal Firewalls" are mostly snake-oil?

John Sage jsage at finchhaven.com
Wed Jul 24 15:51:30 GMT 2002


On Wed, Jul 24, 2002 at 12:33:20PM +0200, Mark Rowlands wrote:
> On Tue July 23 2002 22:26, Peter Stendahl-Juvonen wrote:
> > It would be interesting to read why you chose Tiny Personal Firewall
> > instead of, e.g. ZoneAlarm(r)?
> 
> 1) it's free......
> 2) I understand the configuration process and find it to be more transparent 
> than Zone Alarm 
> 
> >
> > Please see what Steve Gibson has to say about the subject (also in wider
> > context further below):
> 
> Steve Gibson is an idiot

Ooo..

Now *here's* a topic that we can argue about for weeks!

<pruned>

ps: I agree. Well, it's not so much that he's an idiot, it's just that
he's -- um.. -- an idiot.


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