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Re: Comcast throws down gauntlet to residential accounts

On Tue, 2009-08-11 at 12:38 +0200, Niels Elgaard Larsen wrote:
> Scott Bennett wrote:
> >      On Tue, 11 Aug 2009 01:10:41 -0400 Ted Smith <teddks@xxxxxxxxx>
> > wrote:
> >> You're conveniently ignoring countries like Sweden, Iceland, Estonia,
> >> where "socialist" Internet policies have resulted in some of the best
> >> environments of digital freedom. In fact, your list appears only to
> > 
> >      Am I, indeed?  Let me see now...would that Sweden and Estonia happen
> > to be the same Sweden and Estonia that are members of the European Union,
> > that lovely organization issuing various directives requiring member states
> > to institute legislation and regulation inimical to freedom on the Internet?
> It is even worse than that. In Sweeden ISP's are forced to hand over a copy of every
> single byte that crosses state borders to the state. The FRA law:
> https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/FRA_law

Sweden has gotten hammered by US media companies, thanks to PirateBay.
If it were up to the RIAA/MPAA/MAFIAA/BSA/whoever, I doubt anyone in the
world would have Internet access.

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