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judgement Posted 2006-11-13 18:18:02 by Jim Crawford
Alex:The Brazilian senate is considering a bill that will make it a crime to join a chat, blog, or download from the Internet without fully identifying oneself first. Privacy groups and Internet providers are very concerned, and are trying to lobby against the bill, but it seems they won't have much success.
Me:That's creepy. How do you identify yourself before downloading something? You'll have to look up the registration info and call up the domain's owner to let them know you're about to grab a file.
Alex:“Hey, RapidShare? is this the guy in charge of RapidShare? Yeah, I'm Diego Santo, from Sao Palo. Just wanted to let you know I'm gonna grab some porn. Alright, catch you later.”
Me:“Damn it, it's 4am! Stop calling me!” “Sorry, it's the law!”
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