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Freemor wrote:
> On Thu, 28 May 2009 22:25:49 -0700 (PDT)
> Curious Kid <letsshareinformation@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > This policy model, applied globally, may put and end to Tor. Imagine
> > if exit nodes in every country were shut down, yet their operators
> > were still required to pay for an Internet connection for a long
> > period of time thereafter. Each country having their own special
> > blend of banned activities further complicates matters.
> >
> > Maybe Tor could go completely hidden.
> I really can't see how the pay for something you aren't receiving part
> of this bill will stand any kind of a legal challenge. Cutting off a
> persons service is one thing. Forcing a person to pay for nothing is
> almost universally considered theft/extortion.

Particularly when the "pay for nothing" was not part of any due
process.  But we shall see.