[FoRK] Welcome to the American Totality. You've been warned.

Stephen D. Williams <sdw at lig.net> on Tue Feb 5 20:22:36 PST 2008

Yea, that's what I meant.  I had only heard that term used for telecom 
"common carrier" / common carriage.  Good to know that it names the more 
general version of the concept / group of laws.

I'd like to know if there are common carriage related laws that deal 
with inter-player risk.


Luis Villa wrote:
> On Feb 5, 2008 6:00 PM, Jeff Bone <jbone at place.org> wrote:
>> I reject the notion that an owner who allows uninvited guests on his
>> property for any reason --- even commercial --- has in any way ceded
>> his rights of control over his property and what happens upon it.  If
>> you assert that he *has* then you have created a new right for an
> Those rights, known as common carriage rights, have existed in English
> common law for not quite 700 years. And precursors date back to Roman
> law. These are not new rights.
> But hey, who am I to get in the way of a fine rant.
> Luis
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