Scott Charney, Microsoft's corporate vice president of Trustworthy Computing made an interesting proposal at the RSA Security Conference. You can read the details at http://news.cnet.com/8301-27080_3-10462649-245.html?tag=newsEditorsPicksArea.0 Basically, he is suggesting that infected PC's be treated the same way that one would treat an individual with an infectious disease.. isolate them until cured. There may be some personal freedom issues here, but the comparison may be valid. The "internet" has become a very public place.. can we afford to have infected individuals (pc's) wandering around loose to wreak their particular brand of havoc? Should we force individuals to maintain a certain level of PC health in order to interact with everyone else in much the same way we would isolate a human with an infectious disease? My first reaction to this was negative, but the more I thought about it, the more I warmed to the idea. What do you think?