Roy Schestowitz wrote:

> Microsoft-loving (former) security czar calls for closed internet
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> | In short, he believes the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) should
> | force ISPs to crack down on cyber-crime. "[The FCC] could, for example,
> | say to all the ISPs, 'You will do the following things to reduce fraud,
> | bot nets, malicious activity, etc."
> `----
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> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/10/02

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> How about starting with a Windows quarantine (since these PCs are the
> cause of a lot of this mess)?
>
> U.S. cybersecurity czar: Help us help you



Yup.

20% of all windopws PCs are infected. The clean up operation
requires billions of man hours of work which the world
can't afford. How about banning sale of all new
micoshaft products and limiting updates to only
tested and proven security updates that work on a few thousand
representative sample PCs until the botnet epidemic is halted?