Monday, May 04, 2009


Don't "emotionally distress" me ... or I'll call the Feds!

The left-wing stupid asses who regularly post negative comments here better hope that U.S. Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-CA) don't get her bill passed to make "hatin'" over the Internet a crime. Hatin' defined as ...

Whoever transmits in interstate or foreign commerce any communication, with the intent to coerce, intimidate, harass, or cause substantial emotional distress to a person, using electronic means to support severe, repeated, and hostile behavior, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than two years, or both....

["Communication"] means the electronic transmission, between or among points specified by the user, of information of the user's choosing, without change in the form or content of the information as sent and received; ...

["Electronic means"] means any equipment dependent on electrical power to access an information service, including email, instant messaging, blogs, websites, telephones, and text messages.

I already have my lawyer on speed-dial in anticipation ...!

(HT: The Volokh Conspiracy)

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