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Anders Sandberg wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 16, 2001 at 11:52:32AM -0400, Mike Lorrey wrote:
> > Anders Sandberg wrote:
> > > So
> > > making a fake picture of Bin Laden might actually be a serious offence
> > > for the moment in the US! Of course, a lot depends on whether the US is
> > > formally at war or not, something everybody seems to be confused about.
> > I've never heard of this. Please explain.
> Here is the Slashdot entry where I learned of it
> unfortunately the link to Federal Computing Week has expired. Ah,
> some quick digging produced:
> "Falsely communicating misinformation using altered images or
> documents, a strategy that the Defense Department has considered,
> would be a war crime, according to a DOD study released last
So it is not a statute, simply the opinion of one study.
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