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Re: IRCNet abuse

On Wed, Jun 08, 2005 at 11:04:27PM +0200, Robert Mischke wrote:

> Well, I don't know about the US and I would not claim
> to do so. However, in Germany and probably in other
> European countries, it is illegal because you are
> acting as a kind of telecommunication provider and are
> therefore not allowed to read the personal data you

Notice that TkUEV requires you to install tapping hardware at your own
expense (IIRC a 20 kEUR VPN box) if you serve more than 1000 customers.

IANAL, so I don't know whether Tor (especially, if run for own use, and
noncommercially) would qualify as being a service provider in TkUEV context.

> are transmitting. (At least that's my understanding,
> not being a lawyer and all that.)  European data
> protection laws are much stricter that the US ones,
> although they are working on that...

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