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Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2005 12:14:07 -0600
From: Paul Schmehl <pauls@...allas.edu>
To: intertwingled@...st.net
Cc: full-disclosure@...ts.grok.org.uk, bugtraq@...urityfocus.com
Subject: Re: Re: Your One-Stop Site For Sony Lawsuit Info


--On Tuesday, November 22, 2005 07:47:29 -1000 Jason Coombs 
<jasonc@...ence.org> wrote:

> Anthony R. Nemmer wrote:
>> That's a great website but it needs to include information about how to
>> contact the Department of Justice so that they will take Sony to court
>> for CRIMINAL action.  We need hundreds of thousands of people
>> mailing/emailing/calling the DOJ to get it through their thick skulls
>> that we aren't going to put up with this kind of sh*t from Sony or any
>> other company.
>
> Unfortunately, the end result of a criminal conviction for a corporation
> is nothing more than a fine. You can't put a corporation in prison, and
> there's no corporate death penalty.
>
> The only option available to the people is mob justice. Corporations can
> be ruined and they can be burned to the ground, but they can't be touched
> in a meaningful way through mechanisms of law. Corporate persons are
> truly first-class citizens, rising above the rest of us natural persons
> in importance and worth to society.
>
So, all those corporate execs walked out of the court house in handcuffs 
weren't really going to jail?

Paul Schmehl (pauls@...allas.edu)
Adjunct Information Security Officer
University of Texas at Dallas
AVIEN Founding Member
http://www.utdallas.edu/ir/security/
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