Re: Ex Underground

Dan Clemmensen (
Tue, 10 Mar 1998 20:31:54 -0500

Yak Wax wrote:

> Dan Clemmensen wrote:
> > At least in the U.S., it is a felony to
> > participate in a conspiracy. If you make
> > an exhortation in an e-mail that somebody
> > else do simething illegal, and the person
> > enetes into a discussion with and
> > subsequently performs that illegal act,
> > then you have technically committed
> > conspiracy. I'm less clear on whether or
> > not the other participants in the
> > discussion are also guilty of consciracy,
> > but they might be. In light of this,
> > please hold such discussions only among
> > those who wish to be involved. Thanks.
> Dan Clemmensen and other members of the extropian list - use software
> beyond it's expiration period, now! Alternatively, make illegal
> recordings of copyright material for purposes other than your
> individual use! Or, keep recordings of copyrighted broadcast material
> for periods of time exceeding the legal limit. Or park in a no
> parking zones. Or run a stop sign...

Yak, one of the most ridiculous elements of the conspiracy
law, as I understand it, is that conspiracy to commit a
misdemeanor is, you guessed it, a felony.