"I don't know if you recognize this but you guys are at the edge of the world [...]. The idea that you would start cutting off internet access to people sitting at the edge of the world is crazy. [...] Allowing these random cutoffs of your connection to the rest of the world to define the future of New Zealand Internet is just crazy, so I hope that Government rethinks this before they march forward with this demand by copyright holders to push you back into the Dark Ages."The visit by Simon Phipps was organised by Sun Microsystems - they also mentioned a talk on OpenStorage, sun's cloud thingie -- I'll hunt around for details and put up on http://wellington.geek.nz soon.
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