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Comment: As usual, people don't understand the internet. (Score 2) 133

by Mauvaisours (#42072293) Attached to: EU Passes Resolution Against ITU Asserting Control Over Internet

I have a naive and maybe stoopid question : If ITU wants to grab the authority that IANA has now, how the hell are they going to enforce it ?

Root servers are not going to magically change overnight, and people in the US and Europe are certainly not going to switch to whatever the ITU decides, just because the ITU decides.

It would be nice for the ITU to remember that the Internet works because everybody agrees with it. If people start to disagree, it will only lead to a split in the internet, and I'm pretty sure the ITU fork will not be the winner, given the history of the slug.

Comment: No incompetence there. (Score 3, Informative) 51

by Mauvaisours (#34774566) Attached to: French Minister Sells Surveillance Legislation With Fake Benefits
This is the same law that creates a blacklist of sites that must be blocked by ISPs, the list being secret, created by the interior minister, no appeal, no review.... And they claim it will stop pedo-pornography. They DO know what they're doing, they're just lying as usual.
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+ - Second Life & WoW Plagued by Terrorists,Jihadi->

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Tech.Luver writes "theinquirer reports, " AUSSIE SECURITY experts claim that Second Life and online games such as World of Warcraft are being used to train terrorists. Apparently there are three jihadi terrorists registered and two elite jihadist terrorist groups in Second Life and they use the site for recruiting and training. This is on top of the Second Life Liberation Army.""
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