Re: WWW Security Hole -- Bull! (Marc Andreessen)
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 93 15:48:29 -0500
From: (Marc Andreessen)
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To: Robert Raisch <>
Subject: Re: WWW Security Hole -- Bull!
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Robert Raisch writes:
> Let's face it folks, TCP/IP is unsafe.  We are not working with
> technology which protects us from the wolves.  Anyone who is
> seriously concerned with network security does not connect to the
> Internet. Period.


> 	It's simply not our responsibility to restrict the first truly
> useful tools we have developed to manage the complexities of
> information navigation simply because the network has embraced hacks
> and kludges instead of well developed services -- and if we take the
> tack that it is, we swiftly become lost in thousands of twisty
> little tunnels of paranoia, all alike.


SMTP is screwed, period.  We can't fix it.


Marc Andreessen
Software Development Group
National Center for Supercomputing Applications