More on Sandboxing – Network Implications

Larry Osterman’s post (er, rant) (found here – http://blogs.msdn.com/larryosterman/archive/2007/11/02/chris-pirillo-s-annoyed-by-the-windows-firewall-prompt.aspx) about someone’s gripe with Firefox and the firewall caused me to remember to add to the discussion. Larry claims: “IMHO outbound firewalls are 100% security theater[1][2]. They provide absolutely no value to customers. This has been shown time and time again…” I’m familiar with this argument,…

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