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With Sun Microsystems banging on about Web 2.0 and mashups for days, anyone would be excused for feeling ready to hurl by day-three of its annual JavaOne conference. Come Friday, though, 70 people were genuinely ill having contracted what officials believed to he the highly contagious norovirus. Norovirus is contracted simply …

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Gates Horns

MS conspiracy theory anyone?

Has MS added biological warfare to their list of 'not so friendly' business practices?

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Boffin

Another explanation

I was at the conference and there was healthy pub activity and vendor parties with free booze. I think at least some of the reported outbreaks of this virus may be from some folks that had a bit too much fun and missed that important session that their boss sent them to... "I'm sick" sounds a lot better than "I had a bender last night and am still in detox..."

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Coat

I thought Java was....

...sandboxed to avoid precisely this kind of virus issue?

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IT Angle

Good to know

That Hospitals are not the only unclean place on the planet

(this is the bug that closed Swindon St Margarets)

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