In search of uplink vendor

bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com
Thu Jan 12 21:32:30 CST 2012


On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 01:56:38PM -0800, JC Dill wrote:
> On 12/01/12 12:18 PM, Jay Ashworth wrote:
> >----- Original Message -----
> >>From: "Network IP Dog"<network.ipdog at gmail.com>
> >>Isn't this Internet censorship?
> >Repeat after me: It's not censorship unless it's imposed by a government.
> 
> The wikipedia definition seems more accurate:
> 
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Censorship
> 
> " *Censorship* is the suppression of speech or other public 
> communication which may be considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, 
> or inconvenient to the general body of people as determined by a 
> government, media outlet, or other controlling body."
> 

	time to update the wikipedia entry then...

	think parents suppression of "communication [] considered
	objectionable, harmful, sensitive or inconvenient"  wrt
	their children.   the key is "controlling body"... be it 
	ISP, Government, CorporateIT, your mom, or the school board.

	It might even be -YOU-  (you do have control, right?)

/bill



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