__/ [ Hadron Quark ] on Sunday 06 August 2006 21:07 \__
> "peterwn" <peterwn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> Just had a discussion in another newsgroup. As it turns out a friend of
>>> mine is being repremanded by her ISP.
>>> __/ [ catherine yronwode ] on Sunday 06 August 2006 \__
>>> > I recently found out from one of my web hosts (sonic.net) that my
>>> > husband and i are notorious for generating the most spam email they
>>> > handle out of their thousands of accounts. Apparently we get millions
>>> > of spam emails per month.
>>> And I thought I was doing badly with tens of thousands. Needless the
>>> mention, Windows is responsible for sending all of that SPAM. It's on par
>>> with a DDOS attack, only using different protocols.
>>> And what about Vista? Even if people finally upgraded to Vista rather
>>> than upgrade to Linux, Vista is the same pile of swiss cheese [REF]. As I
>>> told Cat, the Internet as we know is headed for doom, owing to Microsoft
>> It is ironical that many ISP's, etc provide help desk support, but only
>> for Windows.
> Do you not think that the unparallelled growth of the 'net was partly
> because of windows? A relatively cheap, easy to use GUI accessible to
> the average Joe at home. It certainly wasnt the millions of Mac users.
Other machines were out there as well. In my option, Windows (Microsoft)
commercialised and ruined the Web over the years, e.g. Web standards. And
people who built the Internet did not use Windows, either. Not for the
infrastrature (e.g. routers) and not for desktop-bound development.