RE: FoRK This Action!! (P2P's Dark Side)

From: Damien Morton (
Date: Sat Mar 03 2001 - 14:58:28 PST

I had a horrible thought.

p2p seems to me to require the ability to accept incoming connections.

Television was controlled by restricting the ability to broadcast.

Could p2p be controlled by licensing the ability to accept incoming

We already have prototypical versions of this in the firewalls and policies
that cable operators impose.

What if these policies were mandated by the governement.

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