It's not about tracking what IP belongs to what customer.   It's about
logging ALL connections, possibly even content.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sam Tetherow" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "WISPA General List" <wireless@wispa.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 23, 2006 12:18 PM
Subject: Re: [WISPA] WHY?


> Given what the article cites I don't see it being a severe burden on a
> small ISP.   All that I see mentioned in the article is the ability to
> track what IP belongs to what customer over a period of time.  If you
> can't track that on your network, how do you manage to troubleshoot
> problems or deal with security concerns such as a virus/trojan or other
> inappropriate/malicious behavior on your network?
>
> That being said I don't want anyone to construe that I am for this
> legislation in ANY form.  If the government wants to know what my
> subscribers are doing, they can get a court order and I will gladly log
> the customer covered under the court order for the period described by
> the court order.
>
> This needs to be fought not on a technical basis, but on a rights
> basis.  The technical issues can solved over time and then where would
> we be.
>
>     Sam Tetherow
>     Sandhills Wireless
>
> Mark Koskenmaki wrote:
> > Why?   Because it will severely burden smaller ISP's that lack the
network
> > infrastructure to do this.
> >
> > Is WISPA lobbying against this?   It will be nearly impossible for most
of
> > us in the wireless business to do this, without major restructuring, or
a
> > huge expense that we can't afford.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "George Rogato" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > To: "WISPA General List" <wireless@wispa.org>
> > Sent: Wednesday, August 23, 2006 10:05 AM
> > Subject: [WISPA] WHY?
> >
> >
> >
> >
http://news.com.com/2100-1028_3-6108279.html?part=rss&tag=6108279&subj=news
> >
> >> Why would Qwest want ISP's to have to retain this data?
> >>
> >> George
> >>
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