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This has the potential to speed up updates within a company's internal network. Unless you configure WSUS, your external link could get seriously compromised if all PCs tried to update at the same time.

Conversely this has the potential to put a constant drain on your company's external link.

The lan part makes perfect sense, but the default is to send updates to everyone in the world, not just your lan.

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