Articles By Paul McNamara

Big guns agog over googling

Big guns agog over googling

Maybe the pressure of being the next Microsoft has finally got to Google and its mild-mannered CEO, Eric Schmidt. I’m...

September 1st, 2005 Paul McNamara
Addressing possible solutions to

Addressing possible solutions to

Paying an extortionist a few thousand dollars to leave your network alone might make bottom-line business sense if the alternative...

June 9th, 2005 Paul McNamara
Let’s talk about punishment

Let’s talk about punishment

Maybe you've seen that Southwest Airlines Co. commercial in which an office worker unintentionally unleashes an e-mail virus and then...

March 18th, 2004 Paul McNamara
Ninety-seven senators can be wrong

Ninety-seven senators can be wrong

The vote in your United States Senate was 97 to 0 - generally the kind of bipartisan unanimity reserved for...

November 7th, 2003 Paul McNamara
You, the corporate bad guy

You, the corporate bad guy

Being an enforcer - like it or not -comes with the territory for network professionals. However, that territory keeps expanding...

July 21st, 2003 Paul McNamara
Beware that

Beware that

Slashing payroll might be standard business practice these days, but there's still no good way to tell the public -...

February 3rd, 2003 Paul McNamara
Whois may become a Whowas

Whois may become a Whowas

'Net BuzzThe Whois directory might be riddled with falsified contact information provided by irresponsible domain name owners who prefer to...

October 17th, 2002 Paul McNamara
E-bashers get it wrong

E-bashers get it wrong

We've come across another one of those surveys that purports to show how modern communications devices -- e-mail, voice mail,...

July 1st, 1999 Paul McNamara