Being safe on the internet (was Re: Here we go again - ISP DPI, but is it interception?)
chl at clerew.man.ac.uk
Wed Aug 4 15:11:30 BST 2010
On Tue, 03 Aug 2010 18:06:36 +0100, Roland Perry
<lists at internetpolicyagency.com> wrote:
> My common sense says that if I am unauthorised to view a web page, then
> it will return some kind of error which demonstrates that I have not
> presented valid credentials.
> Although I am aware that this falls foul of the Law Enforcement model
> that if you stumble over an unlocked door, that doesn't mean you are
> allowed to open it and go inside. Although I might characterise it more
> as looking through a window where someone has failed to draw the
But where there is a well understood convention/understanding that
unlocked doors in a particular street inply an invitation to enter, that
would not apply.
In the case of the WWW, that convention is widely understood to apply.
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