Bay Networks in bed with commie censors?
pferguso at cisco.com
Thu Jan 16 00:01:22 UTC 1997
At 03:21 PM 1/15/97 -0800, Michael Dillon wrote:
>Have you changed from a Soviet imperialist into an American imperialist?
>Don't you realize that parallelism can be exploited in politics as well as
>in routing? Create millions of small opportunities for Chinese people to
>share information and they will do the rest.
Can we move this thread entirely to com-priv, please?
Somehow, this reminds me of Godwin's Law, and a couple
of associated corollaries:
"As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison
involving Nazis or Hitler approaches one."
- "Godwin's Law of Nazi Analogies", Mike Godwin, EFF staff counsel.
"As global connectivity improves, the probability of actual Nazis being
on the net approaches one."
- "Van der Leun's Corollary to Godwin's Law", Gerard Van der Leun, former
EFF Cambridge office director. This corollary is already proven.
"Thread bandwidth consumption increases in inverse proportion to thread
- "McCandlish's Second Corollary to the Wilcox/McCandlish Law", Stanton
McCandlish, EFF online activist; 1995.
On second thought, this thread actually reminds me of Sturgeon's Law:
"90% of everything is crap."
- "Sturgeon's Law", Theodore Sturgeon
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