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From: (Henry Spencer)
Subject: Re: You all have it wrong!!!!
Date: Thu, 6 Apr 2000 15:05:57 GMT

In article <>,
Julian Bordas  <> wrote:
>> >"Be careful not to step in the Microsoft."  -- John Denker
>> Wonderful. :)
>Who is John Denker?

Senior networking guy at AT&T Shannon Labs, and a prominent early adopter
of the Linux FreeS/WAN encryption software <>.  He
was discussing why you *don't* want to give your employees secure network
connectivity from home by putting encryption software on their Microslop
boxes, but rather want to put (Linux-based) smart firewalls between them
and the network.  His more detailed explanation:

  "When you touch somebody's Microsoft box, you make it unstable.  It was
  unstable before, too, but now it's your fault."

"Be careful not to step                 |  Henry Spencer
in the Microsoft."  -- John Denker      |      (aka

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