[Community_studios] Re: [DMCA_Discuss] Objection

tom poe tompoe at renonevada.net
Fri May 3 13:21:15 EDT 2002


Hi:  Well, he better get busy and undo the damage, eh?
Thanks,
Tom Poe
http://www.studioforrecording.org/
http://www.ibiblio.org/studioforrecording/
http://renotahoe.pm.org/



On Friday 03 May 2002 10:00, mickey wrote:
> The Internet was originally restricted from just that, and I think it
> would be educational to read the legislation mentioned below.
> This is from an interview with Boucher:
> http://electronics.cnet.com/electronics/0-3219397-8-9792032-1.html?txt
> ========================================
> M: OK. So how long would you say that you've been online?
>
> B: I have been online since the early '90s. The first legislation that I
> produced relating to the Internet was a bill to overturn a restriction
> inside of the law that prohibited the Internet backbone from being used
> for anything other than research and scientific and educational
> communication.
>
> M: Interesting.
>
> B: The effect of that restriction, which was known as the acceptable-use
> policy, prohibited electronic commerce, and the first Internet-related
> legislation that I sponsored, which was in 1992, repealed the
> acceptable-use policy and thereby enabled the Internet to be used for
> electronic commerce. So I have been involved in Internet-related policy
> for approximately one decade, and I have been using the Internet myself
> for almost that period of time.
> ========================================
>
> It sounds like another law that shouldn't have passed,
> MickeyM
>
> tom poe wrote:
> >Hello:  Please do not forget that the Internet was designed for
> >communications, and never, never, never intended to be a "content
> > delivery" system.  It never, never will be a "content delivery" system,
> > unless it is dismantled and replaced with some other system not now or in
> > the foreseeable future, possible.
> >Respectfully,
> >Tom Poe
> >Reno, NV
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