[Dshield] Re: content filtering, isp responsiblity...

Brian Dessent brian at dessent.net
Sun Jun 29 22:28:42 GMT 2003


Doug White wrote:
> 
> The spice is no more than thought.  The ISP is considered under the law in the
> US the same as a communications company.,   They re specifically exempted from
> liability for anything that passes through their systems.

ISPs are most certainly NOT granted "common carrier" status, that is a
common misconception.  See, for example,
http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=A7E8F291D37939C8.6DA9F7F84FFD39BD.BAC1641BF1C0A254%40library-proxy.airnews.net

Brian




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