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Re: Has 4Q proven anything by complaining about Dustin?
I believe you. You spoke of "growing up". I don't remember going
through a malicious or destructive phase. Just the usual reckless and
irresponsible phase of adolescence. I remember going out with some
other kids on halloween, and one boy in particular was into throwing
stones at street lamp bulbs. I couldn't understand that. All I could
think of was the poor people who had to pay for the destructiveness.
Similarly, in high school later on, some of my buddies had jobs in
gasoline stations, and they were robbing the owner blind of items
like work gloves, etc., sold at the stations. I found that disgusting
While my parents were protestants, they weren't strict. I was
probably influenced by "Thou shalt not steal" to some extent.
But I suspect my attitude was mainly influenced by the super
heros depicted in the comic books and on the radio who were
all staunch defenders of law and order.
When it comes to all forms of malware, I was accused of seeing
things in strictly black and white ... good and bad ... terms.
I would always imagine innocent, hard working, non-tech,
home users taking hits, and that would piss me off :) Not
to mention my disgust at the total problem of the billions
of dollars and lost productivity wasted because of the
To me, hating what someone does, or has done, has never
meant hating the person. Hell, I don't even hate George
W. Bush. I just hate what he has done :)
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