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SubjectRe: [OT] Re: [OT] Re: .br blacklisted ?
On Sun, 7 Jan 2001, Dmitri Pogosyan wrote:
> Dan Hollis wrote:
> > See Rowan v. United States Post Office.
> Why necessarily should I care about United States Post Office
> or United States in general ?

I suspect canadian law has similar precedents.

> > *Your* right to free speech stops at *my* property.
> > Under no circumstances does your right to free speech trump the rights of
> > the unwilling recipient. Full Stop. End of story.
> Maybe in US, but still is it that clear ?

Yep. If religious fuckwits show up on my doorstep pandering their
salvation du jour and I point to the "no solicitation" sign, they can
either leave voluntarily on their own, or involuntarily in police
handcuffs.

> What about TV commercials ? Can I request cable company not to transmit
> them onto my property ?

You can change the channel or turn off the TV.

> If not, can your ISP require you to recieve spam/advertisement as
> condition of service ?

Perhaps, but I can always find another ISP. Of course, you could accept
spam/advertisements as a condition of service (eg free ISPs like netzero).

The key issue though is that you can always stop using the service and you
won't receive any more spam from them.

Spammers on the other hand continue sending
pr0n/make-money-fast/fraud-schemes even when told to stop. And most
relay-rape in order to send their spams. That's trespass.

And you're condoning this?

-Dan

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