Re: Earthlink and Swen
On Sat, 13 Dec 2003 23:58:34 -0500, Kevin Mark wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 13, 2003 at 06:31:55PM -0500, Paul Morgan wrote:
>> - if you don't read communications from earthlink, then no wonder you
>> don't know what's going on
> I did check my backed up folder and found the last 8 months of earthlink
> emails and NO mentions.
> -Happy Gnu to you,
Then that is my mistake; I offer my apology to you and to Ross. I
found out about it several days ago during a normal routine check of
services offered on earthlink's web site, and immediately turned it on,
which has resulted in the removal of about 1.4MB per day of Swens. All
were cleaned by removal of infected attachments and I received the
remainder of the disinfected items.
Incidentally, there has been expressed a dislike of earthlink's spam
filtering. It's working well for me personally; however maybe it's worth
noting that no-one is forcing earthlink subscribers to use earthlink's
filtering. If one doesn't like it and wishes to do it oneself, one can
turn it off.
I carry no torch for earthlink. I was just trying to correct an
inaccurate characterization of their services.
The best ISP I used was a local one: magicnet.net of Orlando.
Unfortunately, they were bought out by a national enterprise: Verio, was
it? can't remember the name now, I've blotted it from my memory, like the
survivor of a traffic accident. Anyway, they completely destroyed a first
class service in a stunningly short period of time.
Like the nun who prayed daily for Jesus' return "tomorrow", I continue to
pray for the return of local ISPs who endeavor to excel because they
actually give a crap for their customers and not just for the content of
"Do the little things" ("Gwnewch y pethau bychain")
St. David (Dewi Sant) of Wales, last sermon, Sunday 27th February 589