On Monday 08 September 2008 04:19:11 Wojciech Puchar wrote: > > I do not like the fact that a number of governments (including most > > european ones) now have the right to access all emails that pass through > > an ISP's > > only if you use big operators.
All UK operators are "big operators and covered by this -- if you provide internet access you jhave to give government access!! > > > BIG BROTHER is watching far too much. Frankly I am surprised that > > we have democracy. in democracy majority decides for everybody. > majority wanted it for "they own good". minority has to shut up or go > away. A democracy that does not respect minority rights including civil liberties is not a democracy but an authoritarian state. > > > Another emerging issue is cable operators refusing to allow fixed IP > > address so they can receive revenue from reporting on user usage data. > > could you please tell more about the sentence above. maybe it's my bad > english but i don't understand. why constantly changing user IP could help > reporting user data and getting revenue? They keep track of who is connected by using hardware info and by use of login security. > > > This movement to commercialise the internet and limit access in this way > > is deplorable when there are alternative methods of dealing with > > legitimate > > even now we are more restricted than people in China, where they have > "chinese internet" with very very limited access to outside, but withing > chinese internet there are very little limits. Whether anyone else is more or less affected is irrelevant. I would not want to sanction state executions in my own country because state executions are permitted in either USA or China or Iran or Iraq!! Neither would I want to approve breaches of civil liberties because there are breaches in Chine. David _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"