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Subject: Re: AOL blocking --- lawsuit filed
From: murr rhame <murr @ vnet . net>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2003 00:26:43 -0400 (EDT)
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On Wed, 27 Aug 2003, Tom Coradeschi wrote:

> At 07:00 AM -0400 08/27/2003, Alan B. Clegg wrote:
>
> >For those that are interested, it seems that someone has
> >finally gotten up the nerve (or whatever it takes) to sue AOL
> >for their blocking practices.
> >
> >http://www.dfw.com/mld/startelegram/news/local/6597267.htm
>
> By all accounts CI is a spam haven. Let's hope AOL cleans their
> clocks (gawd, I can't believe I wrote that).

Spam haven or not, I don't like the precedent of a court forcing
an ISP to accept email from another ISP.  One of the few
inalienable rights you have on the net is the right to refuse to
listen.


- murr -



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