[policy] When Tech Meets Policy...
fergdawg at netzero.net
Tue Aug 14 06:16:20 UTC 2007
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- -- Carl Karsten <carl at personnelware.com> wrote:
>Oddly enough I am in possession of 20+ fee samples that were the left
a hand out, and I was cleaning up the place. pretty sure I did not break
laws. I know that isn't what you meant, but it is what you said. One of
tricky parts about law is defining it. If you can't define it, it is
hard to make it illegal.
It's called "gaming the system".
While not expressly illegal (IANAL), it damned well should be.
- - ferg
p.s. I realize that "closing the loop" on this behavior could be
result in more badness, and in fact a certain "tragedy of the
commons". This is where we find ourselves, apparently.
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