On Fri, 18 May 2001, Tim Pierce wrote:
> We spent years trying to educate people not to believe "virus
> warnings" that they got in e-mail anyway, since 99% of the time
> they're the Budweiser Frogs hoax. Warnings about a *real* virus
> will come to them through other channels.
That used to be true.
But ISPs actually don't tell their users anything about it. Most home
users find out about them from those warnings.
ROGER B.A. KLORESE rogerk @
PO Box 14309 San Francisco, CA 94114
"There is only one real blasphemy -- the refusal of joy!" -- Paul Rudnick