[At-Large] [ALAC] Fwd: A million domains taken down by email checks

Carlton Samuels carlton.samuels at gmail.com
Fri Jul 4 20:59:40 UTC 2014

...Hmmmmmm. I would say they are binary and always yoked, even if uneasily
so!  One long-time jurist had a pithy response in one instance; freedom of
speech has an attached responsibility of not "falsely shouting fire in a
crowded theatre".

Here's another of my favourites. I'm for freedom of religion, so long as
you're responsible enough not to insist I must bend a knee to your damned
foolish one.

I could go on.....but the 'right' to a domain name instituted in a commons
surely does have responsibilities!  At least, in the public interest.


Carlton A Samuels
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On Fri, Jul 4, 2014 at 3:28 PM, Avri Doria <avri at acm.org> wrote:

> On 04-Jul-14 10:42, Carlton Samuels wrote:
> > Rights and responsibilities must be in balance.
> I know where the fundamental rights are defined.
> I do not know where the fundamental responsibilities are defined.
> The only responsibilities I know of are the ones the States have taken
> on to defend people's rights.
> People are forever coming up responsibilities with which to counter
> rights, but they have never shown how these responsibilities were agreed
> upon or made binding.
> What I do see is a need to balance rights, they are the foundation we
> need to build on.
> avri
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