Censorship, Obligations, and Legal Responsibility

Jeff Osborne jeff at WR.BBNPLANET.COM
Sun Dec 3 08:50:11 UTC 1995

Since I install internet connections everyday as a Field Service Engineer 
I wounder if I could be held personal responible for hooking up a "pervert"?

On Sat, 2 Dec 1995, Alan Hannan wrote:

>   With the publicity surrounding the recently announced coalition
>   and agreement eliminating 'pornography' from certain providers, I
>   am curious as to what our group's thoughts are wrt potential legal
>   expoure to us in the following two areas:
> 	A| Network Connectivity Providing
>     and B| Usenet Network News Providing.
>   I have arguments in my head both ways on the question:
>   "Is the NSP|ISP responsible for content of their Pipes|NNTP feed?"
>   I would be curious to hear what the concensus (as if there might
>   be one) is.
>   -alan

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