Renesys Blog Article [Was: Re: the Intercage mess]

Andrew D Kirch trelane at trelane.net
Sun Sep 28 02:10:10 CDT 2008


The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.

Andrew

Henry Linneweh wrote:
> If a consensus can be reached here, we have seen a rise in this, that does raise concerns
> of a RIAA/MPAA type of mindset, which is detrimental
>  
> vigilante Definition  vigi·lante (vij′ə lan′tē, -län′-) 
> noun
> 	1. a member of a vigilance committee
> 	2. any individual who acts outside of legal authority, often violently, to punish or avenge a crime, right a perceived wrong, etc.
> vigi·lan·tism (vij′ə lan′tiz′əm, -län′-; vij′ə lən tiz′əm) 
> noun
> the lawless, violent methods, spirit, etc. of vigilantes
>  
> vigilantism Related Forms
> vig′i·lan′·tist adjective
>  
> vigilantism Usage Examples 
> Noun used with modifier
> 	* 'Internet: But this has come under fire from many who see it as an example of 'Internet vigilantism ' that could destabilize Internet trading. 
> Adjective modifier
> 	* self-appointed: We must, moreover, take action which is firm enough to pre-empt action by self-appointed vigilantes. =========================================================================
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Gadi Evron <ge at linuxbox.org>
> To: Paul Ferguson <fergdawgster at gmail.com>
> Cc: nanog at nanog.org; nanog-post at rsuc.gweep.net
> Sent: Wednesday, September 24, 2008 6:02:21 PM
> Subject: Re: Renesys Blog Article [Was: Re: the Intercage mess]
>
> On Wed, 24 Sep 2008, Paul Ferguson wrote:
>   
>> Just a side-note: Rensys has an interesting blog article up today on this
>> Atrivo/Intercage "mess":
>>
>> http://www.renesys.com/blog/2008/09/internet_vigilantism_1.shtml
>>
>> FYI,
>>     
>
> I have but one comment.
>
> There is a difference between Vigilantism as it is perceived today and 
> Vigilantism as it is in the dictionary. It means
> neighborhood watch.
>
> When the Police is not around, that is something you need. "It's for the 
> children".
>
> All in all, very nice blog post. While I feel I can not yet fully comment 
> on the whole Atrivo / Intercage depeering movement, there is an underlying
> strategy to consider. I will comment at a later date.
>
>         Gadi.
>   





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