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Annoying People Now Illegal

I never hide behind a pseudonym, so I have no personal problems with this, but this law has absolutely no practical purpose and thousands of potential problems.

Last Thursday, President Bush signed into law a prohibition on posting annoying Web messages or sending annoying e-mail messages without disclosing your true identity.

My freakin' Senator, good ol' Arlen frickin' Specter (who I still think was instrumental in the Kennedy assassination cover-up), snuck this one into a must-pass bill for the DoJ.

2 Responses to "Annoying People Now Illegal"

  1. I suggest that you check out the follow-up to this story over at Boing Boing. Apparently, the CNET story is a misinterpretation of this law and already existing legislation.

  2. At first I thought you were kidding. Wow.