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Re: ISP wants to stop outgoing web based spam
>>>>> John Levine <nanog@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes: Allan> I would let any ISP I use make this mistake once. After that Allan> the individuals responsible would be up on ECPA charges. John> I suppose any ISP foolish enough not to disclaim ECPA John> confidentiality gets what it deserves. The ECPA doesn't provide any mechanism to explicitly disclaim responsibility under it. Even if it did such a disclaimer would undermine any claim to anything like common carrier status for an ISP This would make the ISP vulnerable to such things as libel based on user's content. This strikes me as jumping out of the spam/virus frying pan into the defamation fire.