A vision for the future
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From: New Jersey
Bio: College graduate (English Degree) Internet user, animal lover.
Area of Expertise: Advocate/Voice of the People
Topic: General, Overarching Remarks
Headline: New Crimes, New Laws
Nutshell: There are going to be so many advancements you can't even imagine, and those are going to lead to all sorts of new crimes, and subsequently to all sorts of new laws; maybe it will drastically effect the way we interpret the Bill of Rights...
We've already brought people to trial for sharing and for giving out unwanted advertisements. Things our forefathers hadn't even concieved of are causing uproars in our legal systems. If we can convict someone for emailing "spam," maybe these laws can be expanded to telemarketers...
Date Submitted: 11/11/2004