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Re[2]: Fwd: INTERNET VIRUS ALERT

From: Alexander, Larry <lalexander@acad.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 95 15:28:05 PST
Message-Id: <9502317966.AA796692556@clink.acad.com>
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Subject: Re: Fwd: INTERNET VIRUS ALERT
Author:  rfelix@netcom.com at ~Internet_Mail
Date:    3/31/95 2:57 PM




> Just wait.  It's going to get much worse before it gets any better. 
> The Internet has, until now, been the haunt mainly of academics, re- 
> search groups, and bright young university students.
> 
> Notice how many of the nutty postings come from .com, .aol, etc. ad- 
> dresses....
> 
> Richard Goerwitz
> goer@midway.uchicago.edu
> 
>>er...uh..excuse me????
>>
>>A huge percentage of the .com hierarchy are commercial hardware 
>>and/or software development organizations in the world...While some 
>>commercial service providers have .com addresses, there are 
>>thousands or hundreds of thousands of engineers, scientists, system 
>>administrators etc, etc who post from these accounts...I would hate 
>>to see a couple of dingy posts make anyone think that those posting 
>>from this type of account are less than credible, it just aint so...
>>
>>rf

rf,

I couldn't agree more. I know some very high-level people who use <gulp> Prodigy
and the like for various reasons, such as the access # is a local call. Please 
don't condemn us .com folks.


Larry


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