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Prosecutors can already indict anyone they want

Prosecutors can already indict anyone they want

Posted Jun 24, 2013 14:25 UTC (Mon) by raven667 (subscriber, #5198)
In reply to: Prosecutors can already indict anyone they want by jezuch
Parent article: Security quotes of the week

I think you are very much right about this and I will highlight one point. You said "If you put yourself in the wrong context, even totally by accident, [...]" which shows that you don't have real agency in the process. It might even have nothing to do with anything you've actually done, I always think of Buttle/Tuttle in the movie Brazil as the one of the real dangers of a highly efficient but fundamentally incompetent police state. Without sufficient oversight and supervision there is no incentive to learn from your mistakes, or even admit that they exist.


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Prosecutors can already indict anyone they want

Posted Jun 25, 2013 7:03 UTC (Tue) by jezuch (subscriber, #52988) [Link]

> Buttle/Tuttle in the movie Brazil

Yes! This movie should be mandatory "reading" in schools, more so than "1984" and all :) (Kids love movies and hate books, right?)


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