On 10/2/06, David Gerard <dgerard(a)gmail.com>
What it appears Danny would like is a rule that
people would have to
agree to such that they would behave.
I don't know if thats what danny was advocating, but it sounds good to me.
But you can't legislate against
misunderstanding or malice. What effective penalty can we apply? We
can't even stop people editing if they really want to.
You are correct that there are some bad people that we can't stop.
But everyone that causes us problems isn't a judgement proof 14 year
old kid jumping coffee shops...
The reality is that a nontrivial number of our problem causers are
corporations which don't have the sort of immunity which makes the TOS
It would be really nice that on the third time some foolish
advertising company calls us up threatening to sue because we deleted
their drivel that we can turn around and say "No, we're going to sue
Do you know a lawyer who'd be willing to take this on contingency?
Because that's the only way the Foundation would be able to afford a