1995-02-08 - Re: Effects of S.314 (Communications Decency Act)

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From: rah@shipwright.com (Robert Hettinga)
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From: rah@shipwright.com (Robert Hettinga)
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 95 14:04:36 PST
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Subject: Re: Effects of S.314 (Communications Decency Act)
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At 12:02 PM 2/8/95, Robert Rothenburg Walking-Owl wrote:
>Of course geographic community standards are problematic too with
>telecommunications since postal inspectors from Tennessee can call
>up adult bulletin boards in California...

This reminds me of a joke I finally grew tired of, prescient though it may
have been given current legal events in Tennessee:

        It's illegal in Cambridge to smoke in Boston...

Most non-smokers, especially the reformed-smoker non-smokers, didn't think
that that one-liner was very funny. Most small-l libertarians had a hoot or
too about it though.  (Just like the punchline about how many radical
feminists it takes to screw in a lightbulb [A: That's really *not* funny.])

I guess I'll sit down now...

Bob Hettinga

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