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Re: Microsoft to ship new versions with firewall enabled
From: "John Neiberger" <john.neiberger () efirstbank com>
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2003 08:41:23 -0600


Sean Donelan <sean () donelan com> 8/14/03 8:29:07 AM >>>
John Markoff reports in the New York Times that Microsoft plans to
change
how it ships Windows XP due to the worm.  In the future Microsoft
will
ship both business and consumer verisons of Windows XP with the
included
firewall enabled by default.

[Veering further off-topic]

Hmm...I didn't even know XP had a built-in firewall.  Any bets on how
long it is before other companies with software firewall products bring
suit against Microsoft for bundling a firewall in the OS? 
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