[AfrICANN-discuss] Internet regulation at national level?

Dr Eberhard Lisse el at lisse.NA
Wed Oct 31 13:22:25 SAST 2012

Libel on Websites such as Facebook have attracted the attention of
courts in jurisdictions outside of Facebook's place of registration.

And that's where and how content issues should be addressed.
Content must not be "Organized".


on 2012-10-31 11:51 SM said the following: [...]
> Some types of content inspection can only be done by forcing
> changes to end-point communication.  That leaves the user
> vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks [1].  Content regulation
> generally occurs authoritarian regimes to restrict the people in
> those countries from accessing information which will remain
> accessible to the rest of the world.  When all international
> traffic has to flow through a gateway the authority can monitor
> all communication.  Whether this is good or bad depends on a
> person's view of whether it is acceptable that someone reads all
> your email, monitors all the web sites you go to, listen to all
> your calls, etc.

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