Re: Internet partitioning event regulations (was: RE: Sending vs requesting. Was: Re: Sprint / Cogent)

From: Larry Sheldon (no email)
Date: Wed Nov 05 2008 - 13:09:05 EST

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    Lamar Owen wrote:
    > Larry Sheldon wrote:
    >> How will that work in, say, China? Or Iran
    > [snip]
    >>> But I'm sure there are loopholes in my rough outline above; it's
    >>> too simple to be real regulation. :-)
    >
    >> One World Government at last!
    >
    > Just one of the many loopholes in my simplistic outline, and the most
    > difficult thing of all about regulating 'the Internet.'
    >
    > So, would prefacing my outline with 'In the USA, this could be done
    > for that portion of 'the Internet' provider infrastructure within the
    > jurisdiction of the USA' close that hole to a degree? (not really)
    >
    > Like I said, I am not touching the definition of the 'complete
    > Internet' (and I even left a clue to this hole in that line).

    Do you see that as more than a minor nuisance?

    I see it as a deal breaker.


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