[unisog] Dropping executables - who does it?
tduvally at brown.edu
Fri Feb 6 14:43:24 GMT 2004
On Thu, 2004-02-05 at 13:17, Christopher A Bongaarts wrote:
> In the immortal words of Gary Flynn:
> > Joseph Tam wrote:
> > >In defense of some of the criticisms of banning attachments, that
> > >
> > > i) It's a violation of freedom of expression.
> > Do the same folks welcome spam. ;)
> Some actually do. Fortunately, they are easy to work around (either
> by IT political muscle or allowing individual opt-out of filtering).
I think the arguements can be boiled down to "You can have safe
computing, or open computing, but not both. They are mutually
I would add that this may be only true with current technology, but I
would expect that "safer" technology would be less "open".
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Thomas J. DuVally
Lead Systems Prog.
CIS, Brown Univ.
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