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Re: Vonage Complaining Of VoIP 'Blocking'

DevilsPGD (
Tue, 15 Feb 2005 01:09:42 -0700

In message <> Paul Timmins
<> wrote:

> That's what gets me. Last I remember, to qualify as a common carrier, an
> ISP isn't allowed to exact any sort of traffic control beyond what is
> necessary to maintain the stability of the network. Anything more and it
> could be seen as having the ability to control its content, and would be
> vicariously liable for crimes committed over its infrastructure and
> services.

> Isn't that still the case?

ISPs are not common carriers.

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