Internet Filtering Lobby ?
rsk at gsp.org
Fri Sep 26 10:42:19 CDT 2008
On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 10:04:59AM -0400, Marshall Eubanks wrote:
> Does anyone know what this group is really about and how it might
> actually impact real networks ?
I think Mike Masnick (over at TechDirt) has this nailed:
Quoting in part:
To begin with, the group appears to be positioning "piracy"
as something similar to "viruses" or "spam," suggesting an
equivalency that should lead to widespread use of filtering
equipment. Of course, they seem to be missing the fact that
piracy isn't about others with nefarious intent trying to harm
or scam you -- but about people getting content that they
want. But in Mike McCurry's "up is down, down is up" world,
piracy is apparently something that consumers themselves need
to be protected from:
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