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This is the TBTF Log, an experiment in reporting important breaking news in a very timely way. The TBTF newsletter continues unchanged. The most recent issue is TBTF for 2000-04-19: Dot-communist.

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Sunday, June 18, 2000

6/18/2000 10:47:45 PM

  • Infecting yourself. London's Times newspaper describes this ironic bungle: After Serbs launched virus attacks against NATO during the Kosovo conflict, NATO personnel with the KFOR peacekeeping force in Pristina were experimenting with anti-virus tactics. They created a virus called Anti-Smyser 1 which, unfortunately, escaped from the laboratory. The virus grabs documents from the disks of infected computers and sends them out as invisible email attachments. Anti-Smyser 1 has now turned up at the Czech ministry of defense. And this same cheeky virus is now believed responsible for sending a restricted document, detailing NATO rules of engagement, to a London publishing company last April.

6/18/2000 10:12:19 PM

  • What would you like to do? Did you ever wish that, just once, you could answer The Paperclip's rhetorical question in all seriousness? Here is what I'd say.

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