On Sun, 19 May 2002 21:50:29 -0700
Chuq Von Rospach <email@example.com> wrote:
> As an extreme example -- if a person wants a "proof of license" to
> send child pornography, it's going to be rejected by any
> authority. But on a fundamental basis, if you want to avoid censorship
> or bureaucratic biases of any sort, if the recipient of that e-mail
> WANTS the kiddie porn, that license should be granted. To do otherwise
> simply creates a system where you no longer have "send it only if I
> accept it" but a bureaucracy of some sort that defines "send it only
> if it's acceptable".
Its also worth noting that the legal and political temptation and
rewards to turn the former into the latter effectively guarantee that it
J C Lawrence
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