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Re: Compuserve's Web browser

From: <jern@spaceaix.jhuapl.edu>
Date: Thu, 20 Apr 1995 13:15:35 -0500 (EDT)
Message-Id: <9504201715.AA18860@sdrmis.jhuapl.edu>
To: cbrenton@digprod.com
Cc: www-talk@www10.w3.org
cbrenton@digprod.com wrote:
> 
> I picked this up off another thread. While I have not personally verified if 
> this is true, I felt it was critical enough to pass along as a warning.
> 
> >>Subject: CompuServe searchs-and-destroys all other browsers >>
> >>Good morning etherworld....
> >>
[...deletions...]
> >>the configuration searched out her whole system, erased dll files and exe 
> >>files from the other browsers, pulled in the bookmark.htm files into its 
> >>own configuration, and trashed her Winsock.
> >>
This is absurd to the point of being unbelieveable.  Has anyone else
experienced this?

Bob
Received on Thursday, 20 April 1995 13:24:12 UTC

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