Letters: Jun. 5, 2000

The Love Bug

First Melissa, now the Love Bug, and God only knows what's next [TECHNOLOGY, May 15]. It's high time the government did something to stop the spread of computer violence! All computer users should be registered with the Federal Government, and there should be a mandatory one-week waiting period for computer sales nationwide. If Congress does not have the will to act on this, the Federal and state governments should file lawsuits against computer manufacturers to recoup the damages caused by these viruses. We must stop the threat posed by easy access to computers. ANDREW L. LEVY Los Angeles


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