[extropy-chat] Eugen Leitl, you got Klez
brian_a_lee at hotmail.com
Tue Feb 10 15:21:14 UTC 2004
>From: Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org>
>To: ExI chat list <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>
>Subject: Re: [extropy-chat] Eugen Leitl, you got Klez
>Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2004 12:46:49 +0100
>On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 06:36:24PM -0500, Brian Alexander Lee wrote:
> > Bah. I've used outlook express for almost 10 years now with no negative
> > consequences (other than not being able to view Eugen's messages).
>You know that how? You sure you aren't running a zombie node right now?
>have you looked?
Of course I've looked, that is why I can make an accurate statement like the
>I can tell you what the consequences of people with your attitude are. You
>are single-handedly responsible for >95% of all Redmond malware hitting the
>mailservers (so the sysadmins have constatly play the Dutch boy and the
>dike), a large and rapidly rising surge of spam, DDoS attacks on public web
>sites. You're responsible for email having become unreliable. You're
>responsible for knee-jerk reactions of Net zealots and hare-brained
>rushing to regulate the Internet. You're the one responsible for loss of
>anonymity, and attempts to abolish free email.
>The worst is: you don't know, you don't care, and you give us all the
>So don't be less than surprised about me utterly unsympathetic with your
Listen, don't whine to me about shit you know not. I am responsible for 0%
of virii zipping around Outlook inboxes as I have never spread a virus. I
don't open attachments, and have my windows system set up with adequate
The only plight I have is not being able to read your emails through oe and
it's getting to be more of a boon than a plight (har har har).
It is possible to run outlook without spewing virus all over the populated
net. It is possible to run windows systems with adequate security.
Get some great ideas here for your sweetheart on Valentine's Day - and
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