[Dshield] Most absurd

John Hardin johnh at aproposretail.com
Fri Sep 12 16:11:55 GMT 2003


On Fri, 2003-09-12 at 07:46, Keith Bergen wrote:
> Why can't we have an operating system that is installed securely with
> the firewall enabled and immediately protecting the computer?
> 
> Sure, these would limit the access to the systems, but the more
> advanced users would then be able to disable them. I'm not necessarily
> talking about installing things that aren't there already ... just
> enabling them.

Because that would severely impact out-of-the-box usability for
nontechnical users, <shot type="cheap">which is about the only selling
point MS has any more...</shot>

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