Re: [Full-Disclosure] If Lycos can attack spammer sites, can we all start doing it?
From: KrispyKringle (krispykringle_at_gmail.com)
To: Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2004 13:20:03 -0500
> That's a minor factual detail, and we care somewhere between diddly and squat
> regarding the facts of the case. ;)
I didn't know they were based in Germany.
> The US government of late has shown little moral or ethical qualms about
> imposing its law and morality on people and actions in other sovereign states,
> while reserving its right to pick-and-choose regarding its own behavior.
> Remember, we're the bunch that detained a lot of people for things they did
> in their own country to repel an invading army (namely, us), and then stuffed
> them into Guantanamo Bay so that we wouldn't have to actually accord them
> their Geneva Convention rights as prisoners-of-war. We've also seen fit to
> skip the whole idea of "habeas corpus" for our *own* citizens (see "Hamdi v.
> Rumsfeld" and "Rumsfeld v. Padilla") and even the concept that you should be
> allowed to know what law you're violating (see "Gilmore v. Ashcroft").
> So be afraid. Be very afraid....
> (OK, you can have the soapbox back now... ;)
Actually, many countries, I believe, recognize the right of citizens to
sue foreign entities, who's in-country assets can then be seized.
But yeah, don't talk to me about Guantanamo. Today I happen to be
wearing my nice anti-Bush t-shirt ;)
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