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Re: Example of 'brilliant' apps?

From: "Erik Wikström" <erik-wikstrom@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2005 21:16:26 +0100

"Bill Hacker" <wbh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message

> Downside is that if you don't teach it not to talk to stangers, you'll
> walk into
> Starbucks for a coffee, pop open the lid, auto-connect to T-Mobile
> and find some unsuspecting customer across the room has a Bluetooth
> phone or PDA that's trying to sneak out for a little fun - and has noticed
> your PowerBook advertising free love and internet connectivity - drive
> sharing and chat, too if you haven't spanked it soundly.
> They really oughta teach these bot's more cautious ways before they
> give 'em batteries.  Just 'coz you don't do x86 doesn't mean you can't get
> ...taken advantage of ;-D
> Bill

Well, I was hoping for something that would be able to run some scripts or
such so that you configure your services etc. according to the network you
are connected to, would be neat to dynamically change the firewall-rules so
that when home for example you are more open and when in an "unknown" net
you'd be as closed as could be.

Erik Wikström

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