[TriLUG] Customers are idiots
linux-support at earthlink.net
Fri Sep 26 16:14:11 EDT 2003
In a report on computer mono-culture here:
A MS supporting trade group came to the company's defense as follows:
In a statement, the Computing Technology Industry Association said the report
is flawed by "myopically looking to technology (i.e., 'bad' software OS)
instead of addressing the underlying cause -- human behavior -- for cyber
So customer's _are_ idiots, or the enemy, depending on your viewpoint.
Puh-leaze. MS is a master of manipulating humans to buy their products. To
turn around and blame humans (customers) for their security problems is
Scott McNeely will love this: If a car has seat-belts then the occupants must
use the seat-belts to accrue their value. Windows is a Corvair - no seat
belts and "Unsafe At Any Speed". At least *nix has seat-belts. OpenBSD comes
with air-bags, roll-bars, reinforced doors, break-away panels, 5-point
occupant restraints, and independent safety certifications.
Where does your malware want to go today? Anywhere it damn well wants to.
Make clockwise circles with your right foot.
Now use your right hand to draw the number "6" in the air.
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