Warning: OT [Was Re: Warning to ISPs: 9netave]

Joe Shaw jshaw at insync.net
Thu Sep 2 15:51:14 UTC 1999

I do believe in this case the Digital Millenium Copyright Act was
violated, and it's a stiff sumbitch when it comes to penalties,
especially ones involving personal gain.  I'd be more worried about the
blatant attempt at credit fraud if I were the person behind it though.

Joseph W. Shaw - jshaw at insync.net    
Freelance Computer Security Consultant and Perl Programmer
Free UNIX advocate - "I hack, therefore I am."

On Thu, 2 Sep 1999, Peter Galbavy wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 02, 1999 at 02:15:50AM -0500, Phil Howard wrote:
> > So 9netave has no AUP prohibiting use of its services for conducting scams?
> > I would not want to run my web site at a hoster that could become blocked by
> > many ISPs.  But then, I'd never use 9netave for many reasons.
> I dunno. I just made the point. Check their web site for their AUPs
> and if they are breached, follow the instructions they give. Remember
> however that the AUP is an agreement between the provider and customer
> and does not give a third party any rights (unless it is badly
> written). That is what the courts are for.
> -- 
> Peter Galbavy
> Knowledge Matters Ltd
> http://www.knowledge.com/

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