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by Mike Masnick


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andrew cuomo, isp blocking, porn



How Cuomo's Anti-Child Porn Efforts Will Make The Child Porn Problem Worse

from the driving-it-underground dept

In discussing NY Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's success in getting ISPs to block a list of child porn sites and newsgroups, we noted that it wouldn't do a damn thing to stop child porn. The reality is that it may actually make the problem worse. It turns out that these efforts to make it harder to access child porn have serious unintended consequences: basically, those involved with child porn still have plenty of ways to access it, but it's much more underground than before. It makes it that much harder for law enforcement officials to track down those actually responsible and to stop child porn at its source. Again, it's a noble goal to try to stop child porn, but making ISPs block access to sites isn't the answer. And, the fact that those ISPs are admitting that they're blocking more than just the list makes those unintended consequences even worse. What Cuomo has done is make it harder to stop child pornography while also opening the door to others censoring the internet.

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  1. identicon
    cynikaljackal, 17 Jun 2008 @ 10:44am

    Re: Re: Separate Us

    Finnbjorn you're just a product of the world you live in and you cannot imagine otherwise. So you're one of the people who walk around with a rhetoric such as "that's life" and "diversity" and "lets all live happily together and be tolerant of each other". If I cared enough I would name you men who were, and still more men who are, ready to wipe out the entire world to preserve their virtues. But i'm guessing you're wise enough to know the history of history up to 2008. I will not entertain your argument further after this because I am right and you are wrong. YOU KNOW NOTHING! Your mind is encased in world that you cannot see past and you've solved and intend to solve nothing. And just before you go defending that rotten world of yours look up Picairn Islands. Nine Men...today the population is 50. Guess how they multiplied. Remember a group of people who set sail for North America from England? Do you know why? Remember a group of people who inhabited South Africa and set in motion Apartheid? Do you know why? Remember a man called Hitler? And if you're in tune with what's happeneing past your bedroom, did you hear about local South Africans attacking Zimi's? Do you know why? Do you wonder why they never attacked the Dutch in a similar manner? So you see, your only major attainment will always be theoretical and I'll stop short of another defense statement but before I do that let me just mention a few more things to you. And I quote:

    "The pleasure of many is to dominate others and dictate society. This glitch in your 'reasoning' aside: if we isolated ourselves, then industry would become impossible and even agriculture would become difficult; so that, human life would be reduced to the dangerous level of bestial subsitance.
    "

    My reply...not on my bloody Island! And I can name you a few places in Africa where they don't have to worry about "bestial subsitance" but only if I knew whether you cared about the world or perhaps just wherever the hell you are.

    "This statement is hateful and profoundly ignorant. Homosexuality is not a genetic trait; otherwise, there would be no homosexuals due to lack of procreation. Homosexuals always have and always will present normally within the breeding population of heterosexuals. Some research indicates that one in ten will be homosexual, no matter what, while other research suggests that the percentage of homosexuals within a society grows porportionately with the surplus population; but, all research agrees: homosexuals are born of heterosexuals, and heterosexuals will always produce homosexuals; so, you can't just send them off to get rid of them. There is no need to hate homosexuals anyway; because, they do no more harm to society than heterosexuals. Why do you care what grown, consenting adults do in privacy together anyway?"

    I can be as hateful as I want toward homos. And this is why we need separation. Do you think Finn, that anyone can get me to think two guys who fuck each other in the ass is normal? You see how your whole world has become warped Finn? I mention separation and you think something's wrong with that but mention fags who fuck in the ass and you think that's normal. And in your democratic world i'm sure its ok for me to hate fags right? I mean...its my right right? Unless of course now you're going to tell me what to like or hate. "Homosexuals are born of heterosexuals?" well slap me silly! By the way I am doing them a favor putting then in on an Island. In the Middle East and Africa they cut their dicks off. Who said I care what homos do? Who said I care whether there is racism or that the Cops shot that guy 50 times? Who said I care what your kids watch on TV? Who said I care if Israel bully's Palestine? Who said I care if a man traps his daughter for years and fathers her kids? Just don't bring that immorality 'round my doorsteps and we'll be fine. Or else 'll terminate your life and we don't have to worry about finding an Island for you.

    You know what Finn my final point is this: Separation is the hidden meaning to life. Whether you like it or not. If it doesn't get done manually, it will get done by nature (Pangaea). If not, it would be the result of a natural social order (Poverty Line). Or better yet people will always find where fits there lifestyle (Gated Communities). And there will always be the Ghetto, the hoods, Hollywood, Zimbabwe, Somalia, and the rolling hills of Yorkshire, England. And since everybody is a genius like you these days and have opinions, i'm sure when you get put on your gay loving island, industry and agriculture will be a no-brainer. FINN, YOU'RE WEAK AND IN CONSTANT NEED OF PROTECTION BY THE STRONG SO YOU SEEK SUCH THROUGH INTEGRATION!

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