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Re: IRCNet abuse

tor wrote:

> Gee.. you really should actually read the text of the ECPA...
> examination of individual emails is perfectly OK
> with the courts as long as it was done on a service monitoring
> basis(i.e. the mails kicked into that bucket could have malware embedded
> , evidence of illegal transactions/blackmail/threats  etc(and working
> formerly as a mail admin for a large ISP all of this was encountered))
> if you need/want privacy then USE encryption to the final delivery
> point  else EXPECT monitoring..
>     as far as Rude or unethical.. I consider it Rude and unethical to
> use a privacy system to harass or intimidate people spread malware,
> control Trojans(very common under IRC) , it has been my experience that
> this often happens, and I DONT care for an innocent being attacked by
> using the hardware/network connection I provide, there are such things
> as civil liability torts you know, if I was negligent in stopping this
> kind of attack appearing to originate from MY network connection, I
> could be sued quite successfully on this basis as I operate from a
> business NOT an EDU where University lawyers will defend the
> Universities property when it is misused by a student.

As the Tor Legal FAQ says, talk to a lawyer first.