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Re: What's going on?
"Matthew E. Pearson" writes: > My honest recommendation although nobody wants to hear it is simple. You > accomplish it the same way telecom, video, and other providers have for > years and years.. GOVERNMENT REGULATION. We have plenty of laws that can be applied to spam and other _gross_ abuses of the Internet. We do not need a branch of the FBI for the Internet. Fraud is fraud if it is done by mail or e-mail. Denial of service attacks are clearly against the law in many countries, states and provinces. I do not think we wish the heavy hand of government(s) attempting to regulate content that is, for the most part, out of our control or poking it's nose into routing policies and peering agreements. IMHO - Cooperation among ISPs can do more than any government can. Cooperation can cross borders with far more ease than government agents. (lest they are spies) -- From: Joseph T. Klein, Titania Corporation http://www.titania.net E-mail: [email protected] Sent: 18:51:14 CST/CDT 04/18/97 If the Internet stumbles, it will not be because we lack for technology, vision, or motivation. It will be because we cannot set a direction and march collectively into the future. -- http://info.isoc.org/internet-history/#Future - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -