ISP Responsibilities [WAS: Re: Nato warns of strike against cyber attackers]

Larry Sheldon LarrySheldon at
Wed Jun 9 15:05:27 UTC 2010

On 6/9/2010 07:39, Jorge Amodio wrote:
>> 1. Should ISPs be responsible for abuse from within their customer base?
> Not sure, ISPs role is just to move packets from A to B, you need to
> clearly define what constitutes abuse and how much of it is considered
> a crime.
> If I call your home every five minutes to harass you over the phone is
> AT&T responsible ?

How does the question change with a "regulator" telling them they are?

And does it matter if I refuse all calls from ATT because they don't?

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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