Re: [fw-wiz] How to Secure Windows? was How to Save the World

From: Paul D. Robertson (paul_at_compuwar.net)
Date: 12/27/04

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    To: Barney Wolff <barney@databus.com>
    Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2004 16:52:29 -0500 (EST)
    
    

    On Mon, 27 Dec 2004, Barney Wolff wrote:

    > While it was clearly unethical (and unlawful) to charge clients for
    > installing fwtk, I did not consider it unethical to advise them to
    > do so, where there were sysadmins perfectly capable of doing it for
    > themselves. I did not mean that I stood next to them while they
    > did it, which I agree would have been weaseling.

    There were lots of firewall-weasels!

    Often it seems that people will go to great lengths to do what they can
    get away with, rather than what they should do. It's my favorite soapbox
    at the moment, so I couldn't resist a chance to hop on up... ;)

    > A decade later, that code is still running.

    But it doesn't have a cute GUI interface!

    Paul
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