The internet answering machine is at http://www.callwave.com - I love it!
It is no longer free, but for $3.95 per month, added to your phone bill, it
is cheaper than another line. Plus, it now has caller id, so if someone
doesn't leave a message you can still see who tried calling.
----- Original Message -----
From: artappeal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: ArtsEdNet Talk <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, July 13, 2001 6:29 AM
Subject: Re: Hackers -- groan not again.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Judy Decker" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Hackers beware....I have just taken others' advice and decided we have
> > to unplug our cable modem when not in use. We are getting a bit tired
> > of whomever is trying to get into our machine.
> This, and the price increase is why we decided to switch from Cable back
> dial-up. Although we have a firewall, it is unnerving to have people
> constantly trying to hack in. You know the minute you let your trojan
> definitions slip, somone will get in. We had attempts at hacking
> 10 times a day, at least.
> Also, for us, cable is not that much faster, if at all. We must have a
> of people using the line. Since we don't have a web page, we only have
> computer, and we don't download much software, we don't miss the tiny bit
> more speed. I just miss being able to take phone calls. If any of you
> software that solves that problem, please let me know (I know someone
> a computer answering machine before).
> Thanks, Leah