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On Sat, 12 Feb 2000 07:18:59 -0800, Randy Bush wrote: >> it is a necessary evil that we settle this ourselves. because if we don't >> take care of our own business, someone's going to step in and do it for >> us, and we won't like it. > >as the problem is quite technical, and the ingress filtering is a small >panacea not a fix, not bloody likely While I agree that it's exceedingly unlikely that they'd actually solve the problem, I've yet to see a politician who won't try to do *something*, even if it would be ineffectual or counterproductive. A "Protection of E-Commerce" bill is entirely too plausible - just imagine how many politicians would love to run "I saved the Internet" ads during their next campaign.