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____/ Homer on Friday 10 April 2009 11:58 : \____
> Verily I say unto thee, that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>> French "Three Strikes" Law Unexpectedly Thrown Out
> The Intellectual Monopolists aren't having much luck, are they?
> First they're brutally humiliated in the Pirate Bay case, now their
> proposed French protection racket turns to dust.
> The final straw for them will be the collapse of ACTA, then a formal
> declaration that Deep Packet Inspection is a violation of privacy, and
> as such should be illegal. This would also have the happy consequence of
> effectively destroying Phorm, not to mention ISP monitoring, logging and
> traffic "shaping", thus rendering a significant portion of the UK
> government's Orwellian "Über-database" useless.
> How will society battle "infringers", ahem - I mean "terrorists" then?
It would have to monitor people's face-to-face conversations and movement of
It's like many other wars against things that can't be defeated. It's only
costly and inconveniencing to innocent people.
~~ Best of wishes
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