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Re: OT: unathorized network user.



On Fri, 25 Jan 2008 08:42:36 +0900
John Summerfield <debian herakles homelinux org> wrote:

> Alan Cox wrote:
> 
> >>>
> >> Actually most courts will tel you that ignorance is not an excuse.
> > 
> > And most lawyers in the US would no doubt argue he's a communciation
> > service provider and protected from all kinds of things done by other
> > people.
> 
> Ah, but would His Honour agree?

I think there is a good chance yes. Even if the usual exemptions don't
apply its analogous to someone abusing any other service you provide -
you aren't normally at fault unless you knew about the abuse going on and
didn't act. But I'm not a lawyer and the US is mad.

Alan


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