[funsec] McColo: Major Source of Online Scams and Spams KnockedOffline (fwd)

Steven Fischer sfischer1967 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 12 21:44:23 UTC 2008

I wonder how many of these "pseudo-anarchists" are bewailing the lack of
regulation in the financial markets, given the events of the past couple of
months?  A certain amount of regulation and oversight is needed, both in the
financial world and on the Internet.  I am all for seeing how little we can
get by with, but clearly, some is needed.

On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 3:55 PM, Jeff Shultz <jeffshultz at wvi.com> wrote:

> Jason Ross wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 14:16, Nick Newman <NNewman at nw3c.org> wrote:
>>> How many cops does it take to throw a community lynching?
>> None.
>> The question that remains is: Why is the community having to resort to
>> lynching?
>> Following the metaphor and using the US "Old West" as an example,
>> lynchings were largely due to one of the following:
>>   * a lack of organized law enforcement
>>   * a lack of effective law enforcement
> The problem is that to fix either of those problems you'd have to wade
> through a fever swamp of "facists online!" claims from all the
> pseudo-anarchists who start twitching at the thought of any agency imposing
> it's will on the internet.
> --
> Jeff Shultz

To him who is able to keep you from falling and to present you before his
glorious presence without fault and with great joy

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