On 5/13/06, Timwi <timwi(a)gmx.net> wrote:
Erik Moeller wrote:
I've written down some thoughts on the
problem of distributing IP
addresses and anonymization tools a while ago:
That page does not consider the possibility that circumventing the
censorship may be illegal in the affected countries. Of course /you/
think you're in the right because you "know" that censorship is wrong,
but you're nevertheless encouraging people to commit a crime in their
country, which itself may be illegal or at least immoral.
A group of people got together and decided to oppress another group of
people. Just because the former group is large and powerful and calls
itself a country doesn't negate the fact that I have a right and to
some extent a duty to assist that oppressed group.
As for the legality of the situation, I'm not going to attempt a
guess. For my own personal situation I take some comfort in the fact
that the group of people who got together to oppress the group of
which I'm a member tend to respect our freedom of speech. But YMMV.
"In capitalism, people exploit people. In communism, it's the other