Gates could have the guy shipped to Mars.
On 5 Feb 2001, at 15:19, Ross A. Finlayson wrote:
> > > John Marlow wrote: > > > On 5 Feb 2001, at 12:16, Ross Finlayson wrote: > > > > > I think as long as we don't commit any crimes, we don't have so > > much to concern us. > > > > **Would that it were so. > > > > The issue then is "what is crime?". > > > > **Well, guess who decides? Not us. If I walk up to you and say, > > "Gimme a billion dollars or I'll slap your nasty face," that's a > > felony. > > > > John Marlow > > I thought it was funny when the guy threw a cream pie at Bill Gates, but > it was a minor crime. Gates could sue the guy and win for hundreds of > thousand of dollars, whereas that guy couldn't sue back by himself. > Gates could probably have the guy dealt with in a more severe manner. > > > Ross >
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