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M$ && Sending files back? [was: SOT: w2k alters mbr]

On Mon, 17 Jun 2002, Chuck Young wrote:

> Guys,
> I was just wondering if I had missed something like what John was alluding
> to in the EULA.  Thanks for the snippet wiz as Homey don't normally read all
> that shite.  I have read the GPL though :-)
> I would be highly enraged if anyone could *legally* download any file I had
> created using their software from my computer for any purpose they wanted,
> and it was made legal via some EULA.  I've come to expect it from ongoing
> vulnerabilities and cyber-hooligans who are able to defeat current
> protection, and I would hope my government would be kind enough to present a
> warrant before searching or seizing anything I had saved to whirling
> magnetic media, but a vendor - no way.  Who knows?

I solved that problem by blocking all M$FT IP addresses I can find (except 
hotmail) from a section in my firewall script that I can turn on and off.

DDDD   David Kramer                 
DKK D  "I know, I know. It's a russian thing. When we're about to
DK KD  do something stupid, we like to catalog the full extent of
DDDD   our stupidity for future reference"      -Ivanova, Babylon 5

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