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The Internet is now like the Wild West
« on: September 11, 2009, 04:35:43 PM »
"The Internet has finally taken on the characteristics of the Wild West where no one is to be trusted," said Sukhdev Singh,

http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/091009-the-internet-is-now-like.html?hpg1=bn

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Re: The Internet is now like the Wild West
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2009, 10:16:52 PM »
I personally don't intend to stop browsing the internet.  :(
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Re: The Internet is now like the Wild West
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2009, 10:23:01 PM »
I personally don't intend to stop browsing the internet.  :(

Just stick to those safe sites, Bob.

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"Safe browsing does not exist in today's cyberspace; neither is it only the red light district sites, such as gambling and pornographic sites, that are responsible for malware," Sukhdev added.
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Re: The Internet is now like the Wild West
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2009, 01:56:22 AM »
I personally don't intend to stop browsing the internet.  :(

Walk softly and carry a big stick advice for the President:
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Re: The Internet is now like the Wild West
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2009, 03:47:47 AM »
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Just stick to those safe sites, Bob.

"Safe browsing does not exist in today's cyberspace; neither is it only the red light district sites, such as gambling and pornographic sites, that are responsible for malware," Sukhdev added.
There aren't any safe sites. That still doesn't mean that I'm going to stop going on the internet.
That's where backups come in handy. An image is a wonderful thing to have when things go wrong. :)
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Re: The Internet is now like the Wild West
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2009, 04:42:07 AM »
"The Internet has finally taken on the characteristics of the Wild West where no one is to be trusted," said Sukhdev Singh,
why do you think it is called www?