Profile of Bob Evans
News & Commentary Posts: 1070
Bob Evans is senior VP, communications, for Oracle Corp. He is a former InformationWeek editor.
Articles by Bob Evans
posted in December 2004
You say your network's in a jam
Because of that accursed spam??
Have no fear, help's on the way,
You, our readers, have saved the day!
We asked for ideas, you sent them en masse,
So read 'em all and then go kick a**!!
Companies must retool their thinking to avoid falling into a mind-set that can be self-fulfilling, cautions Bob Evans. Think IT as enabler, not IT as cost center.
Once again, Bob Evans says, we're presented with a sticky moral, ethical, and legal decision: Are we justified in using the spammers' own detestable methods in an effort to stop their malicious behavior?