Sentimental yet sardonic (booster17) wrote,
Sentimental yet sardonic
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For the Americans on LJ.....

....You might well be screwed.

Annoying someone via the Internet is now a federal crime.

It's no joke. 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.

In other words, it's OK to flame someone on a mailing list or in a blog as long as you do it under your real name.


So we Brits or Norwegians or Australians can quite happily sit around and mock you with our secret identities. This could be interesting...
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    This feels weird. a) back on LJ (for god knows how long) b) actually being in a writing mood c) writing something I've never written before d)…

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