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Re: On Internet and social responsibility
From: Christian Kuhtz <christian () kuhtz com>
Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2001 17:07:16 -0400
Vadim Antonov wrote:
Yes, you do. The whole point of firewalls is not to let the specifically
defined content in. I can just as well have an argument that an attempt
to break into your system is a valid form of expression (and, in fact,
that argument was made in courts).
Sure you can have that argument, but whether it is likely to succeed is a
completely different question. Not to mention the other problems such an
argument would face, one needs to consider that there are certain requirements
speech has to meet to afford constitutional protection as free speech.