[funsec] McColo: Major Source of Online Scams and Spams KnockedOffline (fwd)

Jeff Shultz jeffshultz at wvi.com
Wed Nov 12 14:55:32 CST 2008


Jason Ross wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 14:16, Nick Newman <NNewman at nw3c.org> wrote:
>> How many cops does it take to throw a community lynching?
>>
> 
> None.
> The question that remains is: Why is the community having to resort to lynching?
> 
> Following the metaphor and using the US "Old West" as an example,
> lynchings were largely due to one of the following:
> 
>    * a lack of organized law enforcement
>    * a lack of effective law enforcement

The problem is that to fix either of those problems you'd have to wade 
through a fever swamp of "facists online!" claims from all the 
pseudo-anarchists who start twitching at the thought of any agency 
imposing it's will on the internet.

-- 
Jeff Shultz




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