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[ NNSquad ] Re: FCC paths to Internet network management? (from IP)
So you would say that all decentralized search engines should be transparent or announce what they are? Just what constitutes "obfuscation?" ?:-/ Or dishonesty? Seth Johnson Brett Glass wrote: > > At 10:48 PM 2/28/2008, Lauren Weinstein wrote: > > > >Brett Glass says: "Sixth, there should be no obfuscation of P2P." > > > >Bzzzz! Sorry, no can do, at least if we're talking about some sort > >of enforced ban. I'm personally not a user of P2P currently, but I > >reserve the right to encrypt any or all of my Internet traffic for > >security and privacy purposes as I see fit, and most security > >consultants worth their salt recommend encrypting as much as > >possible, given the nature of the Internet today. > > Encrypt the content if you will, but if you try to obfuscate the > fact that you are DOING P2P, in violation of a contract you made > with your ISP, you are being dishonest. And if you announce from > the start your intent to be dishonest, then there can never be > a truce, much less a mutually beneficial agreement. And you will > be exactly the kind of customer whom we will be glad to send > packing. We like doing business honestly, with honest people. > > --Brett Glass -- RIAA is the RISK! Our NET is P2P! http://www.nyfairuse.org/action/ftc DRM is Theft! We are the Stakeholders! New Yorkers for Fair Use http://www.nyfairuse.org [CC] Counter-copyright: http://realmeasures.dyndns.org/cc I reserve no rights restricting copying, modification or distribution of this incidentally recorded communication. Original authorship should be attributed reasonably, but only so far as such an expectation might hold for usual practice in ordinary social discourse to which one holds no claim of exclusive rights.