Thursday, September 15, 2005

Wired News: Open Internet, We Hardly Knew Ye

Link: Wired News: Open Internet, We Hardly Knew Ye

Short article on potential legal issues that could stall information sharing in the future...

In a variety of cases, courts are holding that people can't access internet computers without first getting authorization from the computer's owner. Judges are assuming that the public has no right to use unsecured computers connected to the internet, and are requiring the public to get permission first.

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