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A number of years ago people who read my blog told me all of a sudden McAfee corporate anti-virus software was saying my site was evil and wouldn't let people read it. I was curious why they said that. It's just a blog. As far as I know, there never has been software on this site that justified such a label. Here's the story. One day, I had the whole site in a folder on a local disk, and thought, why not zip this up and make it a download on the site.
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