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Re: On the crime bill and remailers

Robert Hettinga scripsit
> At  1:22 PM 9/18/94 -0700, Anonymous wrote:
> >Current drafts of the crime bill include a scienter requirement.
> >You are liable only if you know or intend for your remailer to be
> >used by a terrorist.
> >
> >This is SOLONg's first post to this list.
> Hey. I get it. Solon. Lawyer. Nym.

Some lawyer, can't do stat. intrepretation to save his/her life.

As I pointed out before, the requirement for INVESTIGATION is reasonably 
appearing to have intent.  The statuatory offense itself includes NO 
REFERENCE to intent.

The scienter requirement here is "gloss on the surface" of the kind 
intended to win votes from on the fencers.

> Cool.

Until you get his bill, and lose in court too boot.

> Bob Hettinga
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