Nato warns of strike against cyber attackers

Larry Sheldon LarrySheldon at
Wed Jun 9 14:48:57 UTC 2010

On 6/9/2010 06:11, Owen DeLong wrote:
> On Jun 8, 2010, at 11:11 PM, JC Dill wrote:
>> Owen DeLong wrote:
>>> Heck, at this point, I'd be OK with it being a regulatory issue. 
>> What entity do you see as having any possibility of effective regulatory control over the internet?
>> The reason we have these problems to begin with is because there is no way for people (or government regulators) in the US to control ISPs in eastern Europe etc.

What happ3ens if you replace the word "government" with the word "person"?

(And since the cost is the only thing that matters, how much does
"government" cost?  I suppose that is something somebody else should
worry about too.)

> The reason we have these problems is because NO government is taking action. If each government
> took the action I suggested locally against the ISPs in their region, it would be just as effective.
> In fact, the more governments that take the action I suggested, the more effective it would be.

It is my strongly held belief that with my substitution a lot would get
done and at a much lower individual cost.

Somebody should have said:
A democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for dinner.

Freedom under a constitutional republic is a well armed lamb contesting
the vote.

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