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Re: How to Handle ISPs Who Turn a Blind Eye to Criminal Activity?

  • From: Joel Jaeggli
  • Date: Fri Oct 12 16:23:03 2007


Gadi Evron wrote:

> The time soon approaches when we need to clean house if we are to "clean
> the net". I suppose we may as well start with the lower-hanging fruit
> because the very idea of cleaning the net is propostrous.
> There is no reason to gun for businesses, but if the businesses are in
> fact criminal (which is surprisingly easily defined, think RBN), and
> cause that much trouble, we can gun for them and feel good about it, too.

Advocating vigilantism is simply not a very wise position to take.

Taking the the power to determine what is and is not criminal onto
yourself is in fact illegal in most places.