[Noisebridge-discuss] Just wanted to share this... (Weev)

Matt Thrailkill matt at thrailkill.org
Sat Mar 23 01:56:03 UTC 2013


Is it illegal to be a troll?

On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 12:53 PM, Garrett Mace <garrettmace at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Mar 22, 2013, at 12:39 PM, "Robert \"Finny\" Merrill" <rfmerrill at berkeley.edu> wrote:
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>> For real the case is all kinds of fucked up. If anything it's an
>> obvious power move by AT&T--"we are above the law, here let us show
>> you how above the law we are"
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> "...by working entirely within the law."
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> The fact is that pointing fingers at one thing, doesn't mean everything else is not part of the problem...overeager prosecutors, ambiguous laws, weev being an annoying idiot, and AT$T's maudlin lawyers. Maybe if any one of those factors were missing, weev would be a free, racist, idiot. But the lack of consistent and straightforward case law in these incidents means that if you touch an IP address in a questionably appropriate way, you could become a security hero, go to FPMITA prison, or anything in between.
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