Subject: Re: Windows 10. Horrible!
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From: David Taylor <>
Subject: Re: Windows 10. Horrible!
Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2017 06:46:19 +0000
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On 01/11/2017 22:20, Mayayana wrote:
> "David Taylor"<> wrote
> |    I don't accept your statement that networked
> | machines shouldn't be connected to the Internet.
> |
>    They're high risk. Many people want to be able to
> network their computers. Maybe you find it a hassle
> to walk downstairs with a USB stick to move a file.
> That's understandable. Networking is convenient.
> But there is high risk. there's nothing there to "accept"
> or not. You're choosing convenience over risk. The
> only thing more risky would be to not acknowledge
> that.

Yes, it's a risk, and that risk has to be managed, but in many cases 
networked machines have to be connected to the Internet, so I don't 
accept your "should not" statement.  User education is, in my view, the 
most important action.