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Re: UN Panel Aims to End Internet Tug of War by July

  • From: Joe Maimon
  • Date: Mon Feb 21 20:09:35 2005

Scott W Brim wrote:

On Tue, Feb 22, 2005 08:43:15AM +0900, Dave Crocker allegedly wrote:

On Mon, 21 Feb 2005 10:55:04 -0800, Owen DeLong wrote:

? My favorite quote is:

? "All countries want to counter spam -- unsolicited commercial
messages that ? can flood email accounts by the hundreds and burden
the web with unwanted ? traffic."

I'm intrigued at the failure to distinguish between the web and
email, given that spam is a messaging phenomenon, not a publishing

It's actually a failure to distinguish the web from the Internet.

Perhaps its time to give them the web so that we can have the internet back?