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Re: How NSA access was built into Windows

On Thu, 2007-01-18 at 13:59 -0800, Les wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-01-17 at 23:37 -0600, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 17, 2007 at 22:20:23 -0500,
> >   Lyvim Xaphir <knightmerc yahoo com> wrote:
> > > 
> > > Phil is a United States citizen.  As such he would not have been put in
> > > Gitmo.  Club Gitmo is reserved for non-US combatants; as such they do
> > > not fall under the purview of the US Constitution.
> > 
> > Bush claims to be able to declare anyone an emeny combatant and then be
> > able have done pretty whatever he wants to you.
> > The US constitution protects the rights of noncitizens (at least it used to)
> > as well as citizens.
> > 
> The constitution does not apply to enemy combatants, nor does the
> constitution nor the Geneva convention apply to non-uniformed enemy
> combatants.  Currently the situation for these international terrorists
> is that they are not protected in anyway by any laws.  However there are
> generally accepted limits of behavior within our country and our
> military that do apply to how prisoners can be treated.  However the
> requirements for detention status, duration and or release conditions
> are currently not fully covered by any law or treaty.  This may be
> adjudicated soon, but for now that is the status, unless it has changed
> in the last year or so, according to what I was taught when I served.

Thank you for your service to our country.

If I was to add anything to this, it would simply be that citizenship
can be revoked under certain conditions, examples being for instance,
either voting in a foreign election or serving in a foreign military.

> Regards,
> Les H

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