breadcrumbs and collusion

michael.dillon at michael.dillon at
Mon Sep 29 03:46:16 CDT 2008

> sounds good. who do you propose would fit the "role" of 
> dogcatcher in this case, and why haven't they caught the 
> stray yet after 5 years?

The police fill the dogcatcher role here, and they have 
indeed caught and prosecuted the stray on the rare occasions
when ISPs have contacted the police and provided clear
evidence in a form that the police could use.

There have also been cases where people have used other
laws. For instance, if a spammer breaks a signed AUP
and you disconnect him, then you can go to court and
recover whatever penalties are in the contract.

Of course if you are looking for a hero to catch the criminal
mastermind behind all of the world's ills, in order to stop
all crime once and for all, then you will be disappointed.

--Michael Dillon

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