Hi Pam, Thursday, June 12, 2003, 9:58:29 AM, you wrote: P> What purpose does any virus or it's activities serve? I can understand P> spyware... it has a purpose, albeit dispicable as they are. But viruses.... P> I find no purpose in. Fame? Yes if the person could stand up and say "I P> created that one" but he can't or he'll go to jail. P> Baffling. They do stand up. Anonymously. Some, of course, are probably cases of idiots experimenting with stuff in an environment that's not sufficiently closed off from the outside world. --Scott. To unsubscribe from this list send an email to pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface.