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Re: How NSA access was built into Windows



On Wed, Jan 17, 2007 at 00:04:41 -0500,
  Ric Moore <wayward4now gmail com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-01-15 at 23:53 -0500, Todd Zullinger wrote:
> 
> > Firstly, Phil wasn't in prison.  Certainly the US governments undue
> > harassment of him was a great burden on him, but it is not nearly as
> > harsh as prison would have been.
> 
> That's a common misconception, prison would have actually been far
> easier for his classification type. He probably would have gone to
> minimum custody and work release right off the bat. Not being able to
> pay rent nor eat would have been worse. <g> The stuff you see on TV is
> mostly Maximum-Custody for the purely pathological. Only a few live like
> that when you consider that 2.7 million are locked up. The vast majority
> serve time in Medium or Minimum custody. Those will be released if they
> keep their noses clean, so they do. Ric

Since some people wanted to make an example of him, it isn't clear that
he would go to a minimum security prison. If he tried that stunt today, he'd
end up in Gitmo without anyone knowing what happened to him.


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