__/ [Madhusudan Singh] on Tuesday 10 January 2006 05:18 \__
> No matter how much wintrolls' basic dishonesty lowers my faith in basic
> human decency, I think that this law is a very poorly conceived / written
> one. Who decides what is annoying ? Arbitrary, over-reaching, and
> distressingly like the lobby-driven Congress to slip in such a
> fundamentally unsound provision into law. Fully expect it to get overturned
> on first amendment grounds.
My bet is that one would need to file 6 copies of some paper form to some
department which may or may not take the time to have a look. How would they
ever hunt down people based on IP addresses? I guess that ISP data retention
What is the implication on anonymity that does *not* encourage vile offence?
UseNet archives, for example, make it far from pargamatic. Having said that,
this could make anonymous Munchkins  illegal, at least in Linux forums
where they are unwelcome and disruptive at times.