Re: [OT] New Anti-Terrorism Law makes "hacking" punishable by lifein prison

From: Eugenio Mastroviti (
Date: Wed Sep 26 2001 - 07:15:20 EST

Luigi Genoni wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Sep 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

> Fare una legge e non farla rispettare significa
> autorizzare il contrario.

Issuing a law and not enforcing it means authorizing its opposite

(I think)

> Do you think Americans are considering this moral aspect?

It's not only moral - it's awfully practical, as we Italians know very
well (speed limits on the highways... ahem...)


Anxiety, n.:
        The first time you can't do it a second time.
Panic, n.:
        The second time you can't do it the first time.
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