The Straight Dope

Go Back   Straight Dope Message Board > Main > Mundane Pointless Stuff I Must Share (MPSIMS)

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12-18-2000, 01:17 PM
Mars Horizon Mars Horizon is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Jun 2000
One of my favorite sites for debunking Computer Virus Myths is Rob Rosenberger's site, Vmyths.com. I have noticed that he frequently mentions the Straight Dope, and Cecil in particular, as demonstrated here: http://www.vmyths.com/rant.cfm?id=271&page=4.

So.. Rob, do you post here?

In the interests of full disclosure I should mention that I am an unabashed fan of Rob, almost as much as I am of Cecil.
I know, I'm a nerd.
Reply With Quote
Advertisements  
  #2  
Old 12-18-2000, 11:29 PM
Rsnbrgr Rsnbrgr is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Nah, I never reply here. ;-) My wife reads the forum pretty regularly, though!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-18-2000, 11:47 PM
Falcon Falcon is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: May 1999
Okay, I must be a nerd too, because it's one of my favorite sites too.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-19-2000, 12:25 AM
Rsnbrgr Rsnbrgr is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
(blush) Thank you SO much for the kind words, guys. It means even more to me because it appears on *this* website! I really do appreciate it.

FYI, a scoop for the Teeming Millions. I'm writing from a WashDC hotel, having spoken today with White House appointees about computer viruses. (Just down the hall from where Gore made his concession speech.) Only a dozen antivirus experts got asked -- and someone in the National Security Council *pleaded* for me to accept the invitation. We have a *very* powerful ally in the fight against hysteria.

You'll probably read about it when the antivirus industry fires off their press releases. I'll write quite a bit about it in upcoming editorials. Just remember this: I alone paid for my plane/hotel. Everyone else attended on the govt's dime or on their company's expense account...
__________________
Rob Rosenberger
http://Vmyths.com
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:17 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

Send questions for Cecil Adams to: cecil@chicagoreader.com

Send comments about this website to: webmaster@straightdope.com

Terms of Use / Privacy Policy

Advertise on the Straight Dope!
(Your direct line to thousands of the smartest, hippest people on the planet, plus a few total dipsticks.)

Publishers - interested in subscribing to the Straight Dope?
Write to: sdsubscriptions@chicagoreader.com.

Copyright 2013 Sun-Times Media, LLC.