bruns at 2mbit.com
Fri Apr 6 11:17:03 CDT 2012
On 4/6/12 10:02 AM, Michael Thomas wrote:
> I wonder how long a popularish blacklist operator would last if they,
> oh say, blacklisted all of google or microsoft before they got some
> very threatening letters from their legal staff. An hour? A day? A week?
> You may have the right to list them and change your mind in your own
> good time, but they also have the right to defend their reputation civilly
> too. With great power comes great responsibility and all that.
For large providers who depend alot on spam filters, thats one huge door
to open that could get very ugly very quick in the reverse path.
Imagine every ISP suing hotmail and google for blocking messages for
arbitrary reasons with no apparent justification.
What's good for the goose is good for the gander.
There's also USC 47,230 to contend with.
The Summit Open Source Development Group
http://www.sosdg.org / http://www.ahbl.org
More information about the NANOG