Re: WWW Security Hole -- Bull!

Marc Andreessen (
Thu, 12 Aug 93 15:48:29 -0500

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