[K12OSN] Windows Antispyware(Beta) vs Linux

Mike Oligney moligney at earthlink.net
Fri Feb 11 23:56:46 UTC 2005

Just some thoughts from an old timer (45 years in the Biz). With M$ 
putting out their Antispyware product for windows to remove all the 
spyware that has crawled through the massive holes in the OS and Browser 
I think maybe linux's time is coming. Also if you read between the lines 
you will see they intend on including an OS license verification with 
the product in its final offering. That should send about 33 per cent of 
the uses hopping.I see so many dead M$ systems full of spyware and 
viruses and have to tell people that their private information has been 
compromised that I cant wait for the day that functionality beats the 
unstable bells and whistles of M$.

Well I just updated my home RH8 P1/166 firewall/webserver/samba 
server/FTP Server/ DSL Router to FC2 on a P3 500 after running the last 
3 years unattended. Also running two K12LTSP servers at school for 
various uses that have been up two and three years respectively with no 

Glad to see this movement growing and would like to encourage those just 
getting into it. This is the right way to go.

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