FBI tells the public to call their ISP for help

Jack Bates jbates at brightok.net
Fri Jun 15 20:46:31 UTC 2007

D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> You're kidding, right?  Have you ever called an ISP to report a
> technical problem that has nothing to do with your computer or even
> your connection to them, say a reverse DNS issue?  If you tell them
> that you run Unix they just ask you to run IE anyway.  If you don't run
> Windows they won't help you.  That's a pretty clear message.

You're kidding, right? We much prefer the security holes of Firefox and Safari. 
Of course, don't ask my helpdesk for help with linux dialup issues. Too many 
variations of how to do it. They'll give you the right info, though.


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