[free-sklyarov] Plea Bargin for Dima?!?

Don Marti dmarti at zgp.org
Thu Aug 23 15:52:50 PDT 2001

begin Jeanne A. E. DeVoto quotation of Wed, Aug 22, 2001 at 09:28:51PM -0700:

> For those who are in touch with pressoids, organizing events, putting up
> web pages, or otherwise doing large-scale publicity, the attitude to take
> is not "the Feds let Dmitri off in their mercy" - which is undoubtedly how
> the FBI and Adobe will attempt to spin any plea bargain - but "the Feds
> realized they had no act any informed jury would convict someone for, they
> saw the outrage on the part of the programmer community, therefore they
> engaged in a face-saving maneuver".

That's an excellent way to put it.  

Also "Any company that tries this kind of thing in future is going
to face customer and employee rage."

Don Marti      What do we want?  Free Dmitry!  When do we want it?  Now! 
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