EFF GIF file recall notice: is EFF the new CERT?
ssteele at eff.org
Tue Oct 5 08:49:09 PDT 1993
I included the GIF warning in EFFector Online for unsuspecting BBS
operators. Child pornography is not protected speech, and challenging
child pornography laws is not currently on EFF's agenda -- but protecting
BBS sysops from having their systems seized is. I figured those who sought
to challenge the child pornography laws would poo poo the message. I guess
I figured right.
BTW, before I ran the article, Mike Godwin and I had a discussion about
whether the *cops* would be angry, thinking we were obstructing justice. I
guess I just can't win!
I'd like to request that this discussion be taken off the cypherpunks list,
since it is not on point to the list. O.k. by you?
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