Eric at on 7 Nov 2011 15:12:42 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Stop Helping Me!

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On 11/07/2011 05:59 PM, jeff wrote:
> On 11/07/2011 04:14 PM, Julien Vehent wrote:
>> How would they justify the ridiculous cost of their hash-based pattern
>> matching engines if they weren't blocking random files once in a while ?
> Our firewall seems to stop quite a bit of my utility downloading.
> To be perfectly fair, both the firewall and AV objected to a suite that included a password scanner. (nirsoft is just plain cool)
>> Antivirus solutions are a joke.
> You mean the pop-ups on our users' computers aren't from antivirus? :)
>> filtering based on categories if you really need a filter, otherwise,
>> just let people crash their computers once every 2 months, push a master
>> to restore and when they lose their data twice, they'll learn to be more
>> careful.
> Let me see if I can phrase this carefully....
> While I approve, it would go over like the proverbial colonic output in a house of worship.

Well and carefully said.  It took me about 10 seconds to mentally decode that into the more "common" phrase.
Slow day I guess

> Besides, they only keep me around because they like to laugh when I say `linux'.

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