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Re: Time Warner bad / VPS recommendations

On Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 08:23:13AM +0100, Sebastian Lechte wrote:

> Please do not give money to node operators. This will complicate matters

According to reading the tea leaves in certain laws passed e.g. in 
Germany lately an anonymizing service would be required to log the
connection info if operated for-profit.

Of course that legal loophole, if it indeed does exist, will be closed 
in no time, so not that much damage done.

> and bring in the wrong people. I support sharing costs for a node in a
> small group of people, but don't make it a way to receive money from
> anyone - there will be people who abuse it.
> It might also have legal implications. Receiving money for a service
> might render it a 'business', to which other rules (like keeping
> logfiles of forwarded connections or something) might apply that will
> bring in yet other bad things.


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