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Re: [fyodor () insecure org: C|Net Download.Com is now bundling Nmap with malware!]
From: Jay Ashworth <jra () baylink com>
Date: Wed, 7 Dec 2011 18:24:53 -0500 (EST)

Isn't it a little early for Whacky Weekend?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dan Collins" <enwpst47 () gmail com>

On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 4:45 PM, <Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu> wrote:
On Tue, 06 Dec 2011 10:30:20 PST, "andrew.wallace" said:
It could be argued that Nmap is malware, and such software has
already been called to be made illegal.

Called by whom, other than yourself?



Perhaps.  But Valdis and you both misinterpreted what Andrew said: 
he said that "malware" has already been called to be made illegal --
he really only invited you to infer that he was in fact *making* the
argument that nmap was indeed malware, and you both bit beautifully.

Now PDFTT, people.

-- jra
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