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From: simon at xhz.ca (Simon)
Subject: House approves spyware legislation

> Liability for trespass to chattels is limited to the damage done,
>  and liability for conversion is limited to the cost of replacement. 
> Needless to say, this is ridiculous when it comes to valuations for 
> data - the cost of replacing your hard drive might be measurable,
>  but the cost of replacing your data is extremely intangible.

And what about Mass conversion?  A single hard drive may not constitute 
enough for any legal measures, but a thousand may be enough?

Still the problem really is at proving who or what is the cause of the 
conversion.

Simon


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