I recently received a "hoax" mail saying that MS was conducting a test run
of their e-mail monitoring software that was apparently embedded in Windows.
This mail below seems to suggest that while the received email may have been
a hoax MS still has monitoring spies in our software. I sent to MS at once
and received the answer that the mail was a hoax and that they were very
sensitive to the privacy of us.........
Does anyone know for certain and if so can we hack that intrusion out of our
Thor Tandy P.Eng MCSCE
From: Williston L. Warren, IV - S.E. <billw4(--nospam--at)sesol.com>
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Date: Tuesday, May 25, 1999 11:02 AM
Subject: Re: Try this
>Remember for ............into the sun.
>Just remember that windows reports all critical email or WORD comments
>directly back to MS through the net.
>Williston "Bill" L. Warren, IV - S.E.
>Newport Beach, CA
>Subject: Re: Try this
>In a message dated 5/24/99 7:37:59 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
><< Here is proof that either Bill Gates has a sense of humor or that he is
> of that right wing conspiracy Hillary keeps talking about.
> >1) Open a new Microsoft Word document
> >2) Type the phrase: I'd like Bill Clinton to resign
> >3) Highlight this phrase
> >4) Select: Tools - Thesaurus
> >5) Look at the suggested phrase >>
>Didn't work for me - what was the recommendation?
>BTW, I read that GM was adopting a Microsoft business philosophy in the
>manufacture of Automobiles starting early next year. They expect to be able
>to mass produce autombiles for less than $4,000.00 which get over 160 miles
>However, we can expect them to crash twice a day.
>Dennis Wish PE