Minnesota to block online gambling sites?

John Levine johnl at iecc.com
Mon May 4 12:35:23 CDT 2009

>Not withstanding the legality of such an order, how would one 
>operationally enforce that order?

The order has a list of IP addresses, so I expect the ISPs will just
block those IPs in routers somewhere.

Since offshore online gambling is equally illegal everywhere in the
U.S., the ISPs have little reason to limit the block to Minnesota
customers, giving them a lot of latitude in where they implement the

John Levine, johnl at iecc.com, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet for Dummies",
Information Superhighwayman wanna-be, http://www.johnlevine.com, ex-Mayor
"More Wiener schnitzel, please", said Tom, revealingly.

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