[Noisebridge-discuss] Noisebridge chem class?
setient at gmail.com
Mon Apr 29 20:03:13 UTC 2013
I would say that this is an unexcellent thign to bring into noisebridge.
Then again when has that stopped anything before?
On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 12:43 PM, Kragen Javier Sitaker <
kragen at canonical.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 02:26:37PM -0500, Martin Bogomolni wrote:
> > Sir, I've heard of impaired judgement before .. but that takes the
> > cake. Have fun with the attention this posting is likely to generate
> > with the local PD.
> This is one of the big problems with the drug war: it comes perilously
> close to criminalizing the practice of chemistry. In Texas, as I'm sure
> you're aware, the possession of laboratory glassware is now considered
> evidence of a crime unless you're a Real Chemist. Here in Argentina, I
> can't buy acetone, hydrochloric acid, or sodium sulfate, because they're
> restricted to Real Chemists, in an effort to stop underground chemistry
> labs producing drugs. And no doubt molecular nanotechnology will run
> into the same roadblock.
> This is not a new problem; we hackers experienced the same thing during
> the Middle Ages, when they called us "witches" and burned us. But it's
> deeply dismaying to see it returning in the heart of the modern world.
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