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chesstango
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what is illegal??

Post by chesstango » Thu May 24, 2007 7:44 pm

a porn site or those people that view the site???
a chess site that offers programs free, or the people that pick up those progs for personal use???
a person who offers a stolen Rolex in ebay (for example) or the person that buys it in good faith???

Spock

Re: what is illegal??

Post by Spock » Thu May 24, 2007 8:25 pm

chesstango wrote: a person who offers a stolen Rolex in ebay (for example) or the person that buys it in good faith???
I think in that case it is both

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Re: what is illegal??

Post by Leto » Thu May 24, 2007 8:29 pm

Spock wrote:
chesstango wrote: a person who offers a stolen Rolex in ebay (for example) or the person that buys it in good faith???
I think in that case it is both
I don't see how that's possible considering the buyer thought the Rolex belonged to the seller.

Spock

Re: what is illegal??

Post by Spock » Thu May 24, 2007 8:35 pm

Leto wrote:
Spock wrote:
chesstango wrote: a person who offers a stolen Rolex in ebay (for example) or the person that buys it in good faith???
I think in that case it is both
I don't see how that's possible considering the buyer thought the Rolex belonged to the seller.
I stand corrected - in the UK the person buying has to know or believe that the goods are stolen in order to have committed a crime

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Re: what is illegal??

Post by Terry McCracken » Thu May 24, 2007 9:00 pm

chesstango wrote:a porn site or those people that view the site???
a chess site that offers programs free, or the people that pick up those progs for personal use???
a person who offers a stolen Rolex in ebay (for example) or the person that buys it in good faith???
Porn is legal in most countries. It's a non sequitur. Although child porn isn't in the West.

Chess Programs have been covered ad nauseam :roll:

The hot Rolex question has been answered.

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Re: what is illegal??

Post by fern » Thu May 24, 2007 10:23 pm

In some cases ilegality supposes accomplices, as the case when a thief sells his stuff to a knowing person.
Somke other cases, braking the law can be done alione.
In both cases is the law which defines the breaking of it, not the number of breakers of it.

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Re: what is illegal??

Post by Dann Corbit » Thu May 24, 2007 10:34 pm

chesstango wrote:a porn site or those people that view the site???
Both
a chess site that offers programs free, or the people that pick up those progs for personal use???
Both
a person who offers a stolen Rolex in ebay (for example) or the person that buys it in good faith???
The thief.

Do I win any prize for getting them right?

Terry McCracken

Re: what is illegal??

Post by Terry McCracken » Fri May 25, 2007 12:47 am

Dann Corbit wrote:
chesstango wrote:a porn site or those people that view the site???
Both
a chess site that offers programs free, or the people that pick up those progs for personal use???
Both
a person who offers a stolen Rolex in ebay (for example) or the person that buys it in good faith???
The thief.

Do I win any prize for getting them right?
Porn Sites are Legal. Viewing Porn is Legal. Only Child Porn is Illegal and that applies to the site and the viewer.

Tony Thomas

Re: what is illegal??

Post by Tony Thomas » Fri May 25, 2007 3:45 am

Terry McCracken wrote:
Dann Corbit wrote:
chesstango wrote:a porn site or those people that view the site???
Both
a chess site that offers programs free, or the people that pick up those progs for personal use???
Both
a person who offers a stolen Rolex in ebay (for example) or the person that buys it in good faith???
The thief.

Do I win any prize for getting them right?
Porn Sites are Legal. Viewing Porn is Legal. Only Child Porn is Illegal and that applies to the site and the viewer.
How can me or Terry live without porn. Porn makes our sad, loney lives merrier. :wink: :lol: As far as I know, only Child porn is illegal. Porn is probably illegal in China or in a conservative muslim country, then again alcohol is illegal in certain countries.

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Re: what is illegal??

Post by Dirt » Fri May 25, 2007 3:57 am

Terry McCracken wrote:
Dann Corbit wrote:
chesstango wrote:a porn site or those people that view the site???
Both
a chess site that offers programs free, or the people that pick up those progs for personal use???
Both
a person who offers a stolen Rolex in ebay (for example) or the person that buys it in good faith???
The thief.

Do I win any prize for getting them right?
Porn Sites are Legal. Viewing Porn is Legal. Only Child Porn is Illegal and that applies to the site and the viewer.
He's wrong about the chess programs as well. For instance, WBEC Ridderkerk offers chess programs for free, and neither it nor its users are doing anything illegal or wrong.

Silly questions, silly answers.

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