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Re: Netgate.net.nz/ORBS spam colusion

  • From: William X. Walsh
  • Date: Fri Jan 07 23:37:10 2000

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On 08-Jan-2000 William Allen Simpson wrote:
> 
> Dean Anderson wrote:
>> 
>> I would like to get your opinions on this.
>> 
> My opinion is that you should sue them vigorously -- and lose.  This 
> would help the rest of us immensely by providing a solid precedent for 
> common carrier liability regarding the activities of our subscribers. 

Every law I have seen limits common carrier liability exemption when the
carrier has knowledge of the illegal activity.  It is only protection when the
carrier is not aware of the activity.

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William X. Walsh <william@dso.net>
DSo Networks  http://dso.net/
Fax: 877-860-5412 or +1-559-851-9192
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