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Re: SecurityFocus: Port scans legal, judge says
From: SEAN SMITH <tssmith () chaka AtlanticCo ca>
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 20:50:33 -0400 (AST)

Ladies and Gentlemen:

As a (former) lawyer, I'd be wary of this decision and its
applicability.  While it might be the case for the US, it might not be the
case elsewhere (like, say, Canada, where I live).  However, a lot of
courts in other jurisdictions might use precedents in the US for
persuasive value.

Sean Smith
--
Sean Smith                      "Malcolm solves his problems with a chainsaw
New Minas, Nova Scotia, Canada   And he never has the same problem twice."
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