[clug] EFA? Rant/Response
grail at goldweb.com.au
Mon Sep 24 01:16:38 GMT 2007
On 24/09/2007, at 10:23 , freegazer wrote:
> in its current form this bill could cause a site to be effectively
> taken down for containing a link to a site that contains material
> that a civilian operative feels ( a subjective measure affected by
> personal agendas and beliefs) may potentially, at some time in the
> future be considered to be inciting or condoning a crime that at
> the time he makes his decision is not a crime.
The following could constitute a possible crime under this
legislation, and lead to the CLUG mailing list server being shut down:
"Bloody Windows... every time I use it I want to reach for the
'inflict pain upon the programmer' button. Heck, feature X was so
annoying I want to just strangle the living daylights out of the guy
responsible for it ..."
"I tried to fix a friend's computer today - they run Windows, but the
machine didn't come with install media, and the recovery partition
was corrupted. It would be so nice if a genuine Windows install disk
would just magically appear every time I needed to repair some broken
"I don't like this new law. We should kick John Howard out. I'm sure
25 years as Supreme Ruler is getting to him."
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