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Re: Eternity Uncensorable?



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On Wed, 6 Aug 1997, Adam Back wrote:

> Mark Grant <[email protected]> writes:

[...]

> > so all that a government need do to censor a particular site is to
> > scan for those messages and issue cancels.

> - I understand cancels are ignored a lot of places, due to problems with
>   censorous people, and pranksters issuing tons of forged cancels.

And alot like to use canceles.  If censorus groups (not neccery the
goverment) starts canceling we may be able to create a resector like that
used in news.admin.net-abuse.*

[...]

>   I don't have any figures for how widespread the practice of
>   configuring news to ignore cancels is.  

Most sites still hounder cancels,  a growing number ignore them (often for
preformence resons).

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