WS-FTP and the AssHoles at Ipswitch

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Thu Aug 28 09:05:01 2003

On Wed, 27 Aug 2003 wrote:

> I don't know about your neck of the woods, Sellam, but here in Central Florida
> where Joe and I live the BBB is little more than a shakedown for small
> businesses. Each time they call me to solicit a membership and I tell them
> that I'm not interested, they close the conversation by stating that "there
> have been recent inquiries concerning your company" and "we'll get back to
> those who inquired and let them know that you're not a member in good
> standing and that you refused to provide us with information regarding your
> business."

Hmmm. Sounds like you can make a legal case for extortion if you can
determine that in fact there are no such inquiries.

> And BTW, what's wrong with the FTP client provided with Win9x? Sure, it's
> command-line only, but IMHO beats paying for a GUI version . . .

Hahahahaha :)

Seriously though, there are freeware versions that can be readily
downloaded that are 1000 times better. But for my purposes, I like
VanDyke's Secure FX because I don't use any open-text (i.e. unencrypted)
protocols any longer for remote access.

Sellam Ismail                                        Vintage Computer Festival
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