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Re: Utah considers law to mandate ISP's block "harmful" sites

  • From: William Allen Simpson
  • Date: Fri Mar 04 13:28:36 2005

Nanog Deform wrote:

First of all So what. Second what does this have to do with network
operations? This discussion went from ISP's blocking porn to gay
marriage.

Actually, gay marriage wasn't mentioned.... Living together isn't
marriage, and most common law marriage statutes have long ago gone by
the boards.

The topic is ISP enforcement of local/regional/state/national "morality".
And I thought it a nice heads-up on the difficulty of technical
enforcement measures, with an example of a "blue" state where 40% of
the citizens ignore the law.... Despite some self-appointed moral
arbiters trying to send them to jail.

The Lynn Rivers Show (WEMU locally) had a nice segment today on
victimless crimes, with the heads of the Libertarian Party and NORML.
Under the Utah law, we'd have to block access to lp.org and norml.org.


Nanog Deformer
(self appointed moderator)

Somebody not observing the NANOG rules on pseudonymous posting.
Could a real moderator block this nitwit, please?

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William Allen Simpson
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--
William Allen Simpson
Key fingerprint = 17 40 5E 67 15 6F 31 26 DD 0D B9 9B 6A 15 2C 32





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