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Re: Gore Commission wants to regulate the Net like broadcast



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In <[email protected][207.167.93.63]>, on 01/21/98 
   at 11:26 PM, Tim May <[email protected]> said:

>(Which is why I would look for signs that Congress will seek to make ISPs
>responsible for political speech, a la the Chinese actions. Not this
>year, not next, but someday. Except it won't be explicitly a law about
>political speech, it'll be something about dangerous information, safety
>of the children, etc.)

I wouldn't be suprised if you start seeing ISP's closely monitoring the
activity of it's users RSN. I would imagine all it will take is the SPA or
COS bringing a few ISP up on criminal charges under the new Copyright laws
as accesories (or co-conspiritors). A couple of "show trials" and the rest
will toe the mark.

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