S. 314 and existing situation
storm at marlin.ssnet.com
Fri Feb 10 14:59:09 PST 1995
In article <Pine.LNX.3.91.950209140130.8757A-100000 at chewy.wookie.net>,
slowdog <slowdog at wookie.net> wrote:
> Hard to tell from this bill what the deal is on this. Common carriers
> aren;t completely immune from prosecution or lawsuit or whatnot to begin
> with. But in addition, S.314 introduces "transmit or otherwise make
> available" into the language of the law. Which makes the -carrier- of the
> "offending" information responsible.
Interesting point, there.
Following from that:
Telecoms have bucks.
Telecoms have lawyers.
Telecoms are the 'transmission' agents for pretty much all of
the internet. Even high speed dedicated T1s are usually
from a telecom or two.
Can we get them involved?
America - a country so rich and so strong we can reward the lazy
and punish the productive and still survive (so far)
Know your Constitution (void where prohibited)
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