Re: Statistics (was: Re: 55 minute download

From: Judy Seigel ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 09/04/04-11:41:04 AM Z
Message-id: <Pine.NEB.4.60.0409041338440.20792@panix2.panix.com>

On Sat, 4 Sep 2004, Nick Zentena wrote:
> The funny thing about these discussions is that locally the people least
> likely to have seen the offending message are those with broadband. To the
> best of my knowledge none of the local DSL or cable systems allow messages of
> that size. Why? The combination of broadband and a virus is a pretty good way
> to bring everything to a stop. The dialup ISPs are more liberal in allowing
> large files because the damage a dialup account can do is so much lower.

Nick, would you please explain why the "damage to a dial up account" is so
much lower? Are viruses necessarily large files?

Judy
Received on Sun Sep 5 08:43:03 2004

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