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Re: "Publishing and Linking": roles of intermediaries

From: Jonathan A Rees <rees@mumble.net>
Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2012 20:53:26 -0400
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Please remember that the scope is not just legislation but any kind of
legal control - including judgments, regulations, and (I would think)
even contracts.


On Sat, Jun 30, 2012 at 8:31 PM, Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com> wrote:
> I agree, this sounds like a good approach.
> I do think we might want to avoid stating specifically: "In jurisdiction J
> we see law L which we interpret in such and such a way, and which results in
> architectural impact I". Rather, we might say: "If a law >were to be passed
> in some jurisdiction that imposed limitation L, then the architectural
> impact would be...". By all means, the examples we choose should be inspired
> by the sorts of laws we see being passed in practice. I just think it's best
> if we avoid giving our interpretations of the legal impact of particular
> specific laws, even if we are doing so to make an architectural point.
> Noah
> On 6/30/2012 6:56 PM, Larry Masinter wrote:
>> The approach I am hoping to take is to talk about the architectural impact
>> of various regulatory and legislative measures, especially because the
>> internet is global, and the fact that different jurisdictions have different
>> requirements means that web content and service providers can't
>> simultaneously meet all of the requirements and continue to operate.
>> That is, the TAG is not comment on legislation, but rather on the
>> technical/architectural impact of current legislation, especially when
>> legislation varies across jurisdictions. I think that's in scope for the
>> TAG, since it's focused on how to get architecture that meets requirements.
>> Larry
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