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Re: Network Level Content Blocking (UK)

  • From: Chris L. Morrow
  • Date: Thu Jun 07 14:28:29 2007

On Thu, 7 Jun 2007, Sean Donelan wrote:

> On Thu, 7 Jun 2007, James Blessing wrote:
> > 1. Revocation of mere conduit status; by inspecting certain content and
> > preventing access to it the ISP is doing more that just passing packets
> > and is getting involved in the content.
> Its not "content" blocking, its source/destination blocking.

oh, so null routes? I got the impression it was application-aware, or
atleast port-aware... If it's proxying or doing anything more than
port-level blocking it's likely it sees content as well, or COULD.

Either way, it's not like it's effective for anything except the m ost
casual of users :(