[said Geoff]
>
> Michael Feldman wrote:
> > What sort of IT manager would
> > install an e-mail agent (Outlook, in this case) that allowed
> > executable program to be buried in an e-mail attachment, and to be
> > silently executed when the attachment was opened?
>
> What sort of company would design such a product?

I received a note earlier indicating that there's not even an
obvious way in Outlook to turn it off. This is what Bill Gates
calls "innovation".

> It surprises me that third parties that had their networks clogged
> aren't sueing for negligence.

Oh, I figure they are doing so. At least I hope so.
>
> I received the Unix variant of the love bug virus that requested
> me to manually delete a few files and forward the message to
> everybody I know :-)

Heh, heh, right. I got one of those for my Mac, too.:-)
>
Mike