Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 8th Dec 2004 20:48 UTC, submitted by Nicholas
Editorial I just spent the last several days reading the lengthy essay "Ying and Yang of Security" which explores the origins of security on the personal computer and explains why the current models are outdated. It seems to argue that security systems designed to keep the system safe are relics of the days of mainframes when the system was more important than the user, but for a personal computer the user is more important than the system.
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@ drsmithy
by dpi on Thu 9th Dec 2004 22:26 UTC

Pretty much anyone who wasn't a Netscape fanboy or an anti-Microsoft zealot.

Thats an authentic statistic which you got from... *rolleyes*.

Because that was Netscape's objective.

Says who? So far, thats you. I read different views from people who were high at Netscape though.

Numerous articles, interviews and quotes from the people who ran Netscape.

Please refer to them.

If you have nothing to back up your statements or are not interested to make back them up, then don't make such statements however instead of backing up your statements, you abuse various fallacies (argument of authority, argumentum ad hominem). In contrast, in this thread, i never went as low as calling names or refusing to back up statement with sources when requested.