1998-08-12 - Re: Internet is rickety

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From: Mok-Kong Shen <mok-kong.shen@stud.uni-muenchen.de>
To: “Brown, R Ken” <brownrk1@texaco.com>
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UTC Datetime: 1998-08-12 10:41:32 UTC
Raw Date: Wed, 12 Aug 1998 03:41:32 -0700 (PDT)

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From: Mok-Kong Shen <mok-kong.shen@stud.uni-muenchen.de>
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 1998 03:41:32 -0700 (PDT)
To: "Brown, R Ken" <brownrk1@texaco.com>
Subject: Re: Internet is rickety
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Brown, R Ken wrote:
> You implement security on the systems in which you
> have an interest. If you run a large email server you secure
> that. If you don't want people to read what's on your
> own PC, you secure that. If we all look after what's in
> our own hands it will all work.

I agree in theory. However, I can see that in practice there is
some problem. This stems from 'we', a term that encompasses people
with partly opposite intentions and goals. That's life unfortunately.
But there is indeed much that one can do if one takes effort to do,
I think.

M. K. Shen