Stability of the Internet?

Albert Meyer albert at
Sat May 19 01:13:20 UTC 2001

I hear this same argument from clients who want me to unblock Napster. If 
you look at the definition of censorship, it becomes fairly clear that when 
a private company decides to block certain types of content from its 
private network, that is not censorship. In order to "censor" Napster, or, or anything else, I would have to block (or at least attempt to 
block) every possible access to it, rather than simply blocking it from my 
company's private network.

At 04:22 PM 5/18/01 -0700, Mike Batchelor wrote:
>Blocking is, in fact, censorship, not a cost saving

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