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Subject: Re: AOL blocking --- lawsuit filed
From: <mfidelman @ ntcorp . com>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2003 11:38:56 -0400 (EDT)
To: <list-managers @ greatcircle . com>
In-reply-to: <1062082623 . 2207 . 78 . camel @ infohigh>

On 28 Aug 2003, Greg Woods wrote:

> On Thu, 2003-08-28 at 05:48, Bernie Cosell wrote:
> > But the question might be one of the duty of the *transport* providers.
> > Notice that if you refuse to accept email addressed to me, then you
> > deprive me of *MY* right to decide to 'listen' or not -- you've already
> > made the decision for me.
>
> Now, if the ISP's initial terms of service don't TELL you that they are
> filtering mail, and then they do, then you'd have a legitimate
> complaint.

If an ISP drops filters email, without reserving the right to do so in
their terms of service, I wonder if that's a violation of the Electronic
Communications Privacy Act.  Just a thought

Miles



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