on Sun, Oct 19, 2003 at 12:18:57PM -0500, John Hasler (email@example.com) wrote: > Dave Harding writes: > > Did you file a complaint with your ISP? Did you investigate alternative > > providers? > > Some of us have no choice as to providers. email != connectivity. If nothing else, find a friend with a broadband connection and a mail service who's willing to host you. > > Did you write to ... your senator/congressperson (or any elected > > officials that are part of your government)? > > They are certain to do more harm than good. That, sir, is called defeatism. I think it's worth a shot. One of the issues I've had with Swen, overall, is the lack of outrage -- there's been very little coverage after the first few days of the virus, despite the continued onslaught. I see it as a watershed: for the first time, persons not directly susceptible to viruses are being grossly impacted. > > Think and act my friend! Unlike the virus you can pick up the phone and > > get try to find a sympathetic person inside the ISP. > > No chance of that here. More defeatism. > > There are a million other technical stopgap solutions that can be > > implemented... > > Every solution to every problem can be viewed as a stopgap in some sense. Life is a stopgap to death. Your point? Peace. -- Karsten M. Self <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/ What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand? Gentoo is one step on the long road from Debian to Debian.
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