ISP And Contract Issues (was Re: Webone blocking port 25??)

Damien Elmes clug at
Thu Jul 25 21:23:21 EST 2002

Alfred <alfred at> writes:

> <snip>
>  > That's one reason many companies like Telstra put in clauses
>> stating "we reserve the right to change the terms whenever we want."
>> Alex
> Is it legal to have those clauses? Doesn't some form of consumer protection
> kick in here?

Not in the plutocratic world we live in.


Basically the consumer protection agencies probably won't care unless the ISP
does something which actually effects the mainstream. Alas, using the internet
in the way it was intended (ie, freely), isn't useful to most people.

Damien Elmes

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