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From: Lance Fitz-Herbert (fitzies_at_hotmail.com)
Date: Tue Feb 04 2003 - 04:24:24 CST
Hmm, Last time i checked, my computers were part of the internet, and they
arnt owned by the US government nor do they even reside in the US. :)
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: yossarian [mailto:yossarianplanet.nl]
> > Consider that the situation does not have a single legal
> > court to face - but
> > any court worldwide that bothers - in spite of US court
> > rulings that the
> > Internet is bound by US law.
>Technically the Internet belongs to the US (although organisations like the
>National Physical Laboratory and CERN might claim an interest). After all,
>the A root name server is in the US and could be shut down by the US
>Government. Without another server becoming the primary the Internet would
>disappear. Of course, how the US could exert jurisdiction over the other
>roots is questionable. However, they seem able to exert their might over
>many countries anyway.
>John Airey, BSc (Jt Hons), CNA, RHCE
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