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Re: What do you want your ISP to block today?
From: Sean Donelan <sean () donelan com>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2003 23:42:16 -0400 (EDT)
On Fri, 29 Aug 2003, Rob Thomas wrote:
Filter at the *EDGE* folks. You own your own networks; use and manage
them responsibly. If you need assistance, ASK. If you can't take on
the task, purchase bandwidth from providers who sell (yes, CHARGE YOU
MONEY) a filtering service.
North Texas charges students $30 if their computer is infected, and needs
to be cleaned.
If you don't want to download patches from Microsoft, and don't want to
pay McAfee, Symantec, etc for anti-virus software; should ISPs start
charging people clean up fees when their computers get infected?
Would you pay an extra $50/Mb a month for your ISP to operate a firewall
and scan your traffic for you?