ORBS block

Greg A. Woods woods at most.weird.com
Fri Dec 17 23:29:22 UTC 1999

[ On Friday, December 17, 1999 at 14:26:53 (-0800), Tim Wolfe wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: ORBS block
> My point, which you so adroitly ignored, was that the "upstream" is under no
> obligation of any kind NOT to block ORBS from reaching you if they so
> choose.  Your ONLY recourse is if you happen to be a customer of "upstream"
> in which case you may be able to use your contract to embroil them in a
> legal battle or you may choose just to take your business elsewhere.

Exactly.  (though first off I'd make a big stink about it to the service
department and see if they wouldn't reconsider on their own accord)

>   If I
> decide to block Random Company's network from access to mine, and you aren't
> my customer, tough luck pal.  You can dictate my network policies when you
> pry the keyboard from my cold dead fingers.

I don't disagree.

							Greg A. Woods

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