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kxrm

join:2002-07-18
Fort Worth, TX
reply to tshirt

Re: Individual networks owners are...

said by tshirt:

.. or should be liable for the misuse of their network and it effect on connected networks ( The Internet, as we know it) whether it's defective hardware or poor management of an open/unprotected WLAN, each user MUST take all reasonable precautions to help protect the rest of the community.

IMHO It would be reasonable for transport providers to begin selective block of traffic from brazil, IF the Brazilian ISP's and Gov't fail to act.

I respectfully disagree.


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said by kxrm:

I respectfully disagree.

With what part?
We are a community?
We share common space?
We must take responsibility?
That if we make no effort to self police, others may be forced to take action?
Yes reaching the point where others MUST step in is undesirable.
and yes stepping in, must be done with great care, but bank robbers (electronic or otherwise) have no socially redeeming value.

kxrm

join:2002-07-18
Fort Worth, TX
said by tshirt:

said by kxrm:

I respectfully disagree.

With what part?
We are a community?
We share common space?
We must take responsibility?
That if we make no effort to self police, others may be forced to take action?
Yes reaching the point where others MUST step in is undesirable.
and yes stepping in, must be done with great care, but bank robbers (electronic or otherwise) have no socially redeeming value.

Yes, we must be responsible for what we do with our networks but your scenario plays out that inevitably we can be punished for a mistake in a router configuration. That's crazy.