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Re: How NSA access was built into Windows



On Wed, 2007-01-17 at 00:58 -0600, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> 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.
> 

I doubt it, since nobody at the New York Times has been locked up yet.
Those people get away with more treason than anybody on the planet.
Except maybe Sandy Burglar.

LX


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