[Foundation-l] A Crime in Missouri

Matthew Brown morven at gmail.com
Fri Nov 23 18:00:06 UTC 2007

On Nov 23, 2007 9:56 AM, Ray Saintonge <saintonge at telus.net> wrote:
> The first question that comes to my mind about this is one of
> jurisdiction.  Your use of the word "town" suggests that we are not even
> talking about one of the major cities in Missouri.  Small towns tend to
> have their rights to legislate defined by state law, and generally what
> they say cannot have have much effect beyond town limits.  For a town to
> pursue a case of international cyberstalking could break the town's
> budget.  Extradition for breach of a town's by-laws is an unlikely
> eventuality.

Indeed.  It's likely that such a rule was instituted after an issue
between two of the place's residents, and is intended to prevent
future such.  Not anything long-distance.


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