Amber* sent a link to a New York Times article [free registration required yakety yakety] about how the United States’ postwar slackness has fostered terrorism in Iraq. She also writes to tell me that, like everyone else (but me), she has received 400 email messages from various worms. Ah, Microsoft. (According to Geoff, our head of Systems, the HGMP-RC bounced over 5000 “SoBig” messages yesterday alone.) Here’s one approach to the problem.

*And every time I link to her academic homepage, a horde of evil bots are directed there from, ready to suck up her email address for further spamminess.