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Re: [dvd-discuss] Postage Meters and the "Right to Tinker"

On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 02:16:33PM -0500, Dan Steinberg wrote:
> ummmm as a t hought experiment...I might agree...but the police might 
> disagree....

Yes, I was speaking ethically about how I think things should be, not how
they currently are. However, I do believe that, even under current law,
forgery of currency is handled differently (i.e. more severely) than
forgery of tokens used by private entities, such as train tickets or postage
stamps, at least here in Germany.


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arms forever. There is no greater power in the universe than the need for
freedom. Against that power, governments and tyrants and armies cannot
stand." (Ambassador G'Kar, Babylon 5)