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Black & white vs. shades of gray

Stories like this one upset me. How can the Attorney General of the U.S. justify theft of so-called intellectual property as being the same kind of threat to society as "terrorism and violent crime and drugs and corruption?" Yet apparently he does [via Michael Geist's Internet Law News].

Ashcroft told a conference of prosecutors who specialize in computer crime that the Justice Department response to intellectual property theft "must be as forceful and aggressive and successful as our response to terrorism and violent crime and drugs and corruption has been."

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