Stealth Blocking

Shawn McMahon smcmahon at
Wed May 23 20:40:34 UTC 2001

On Wed, May 23, 2001 at 12:57:24PM -0400, Robert Sharp wrote:
> making that choice for other people.  MAPS does this with their blacking of
> traffic.  This type of power in the hands of a single person/organization is
> wrong. 

MAPS doesn't make any choice for other people, MAPS only provides
documentation of the choices they've made for themselves.

They're the email equivalent of Consumer Reports.  Nobody is forced to
use their lists.

> I would propose a system whereas there are multiple representatives from
> many viewpoints to make VERY SERIOUS decisions like this.

Then stop proposing it, and actually create it.  If people agree with you,
they'll join you.  If they prefer MAPS, take the hint that you're wrong
and go away.

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