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Originally Posted by XNine View Post
No, you cannot make anyone do anything they don't want to do. I suppose there's extreme circumstances, such as putting a gun in someone's mouth and telling them what to do. That's neither here nor there with this case.

If Geohot was such a badass and didn't do anything illegal, he'd have nothing to worry about. Instead, he's pretty much admitting to the alleged crimes Sony is pursuing him for by running.

I don't feel bad for him at all. He's not God, he's not a hero to anyone. He broke the law, he knows it, and instead of being a responsible human being and an adult facing his punishment, he's decided to run away like the coward he is.

If he thought American Jail would be bad, just wait til those South American drug lords find his pasty ass.
For the millionth time, this is a CIVIL case, not a criminal case. How many times do I have to repeat myself..

Also, why would the South American drug lords care anything about him?
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Can't blame him, if I had a chance to get away after having a company so far up my ass I could sneeze out interns, I would probably do the same.
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For the millionth time, this is a CIVIL case, not a criminal case. How many times do I have to repeat myself..

Also, why would the South American drug lords care anything about him?
You can still be sentenced to prison over Civil cases, especially if you don't pay up. And now, should the US ever get a hold of him, he'd definitely serve jail time for failing to provide evidence mandated by the court and for fleeing.

South American drug lords could say "hey, whitey, we know who you are, how about all that money you have?"
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For the millionth time, this is a CIVIL case, not a criminal case. How many times do I have to repeat myself..

Also, why would the South American drug lords care anything about him?
And we understand you, just let it go and hop over the word when we say "crime." You/others dig into the word "crime" way too seriously. In all honesty "crime" means breaking the law period. Geo did break laws. They're just not the kind of crimes you have a criminal trial for. They are civil crimes.
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Sony v. Hotz is not a criminal trial. No matter what Hotz did to Sony, he is not facing a single minute of jail time.
He is now.
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No, you cannot make anyone do anything they don't want to do. I suppose there's extreme circumstances, such as putting a gun in someone's mouth and telling them what to do. That's neither here nor there with this case.

If Geohot was such a badass and didn't do anything illegal, he'd have nothing to worry about. Instead, he's pretty much admitting to the alleged crimes Sony is pursuing him for by running.

I don't feel bad for him at all. He's not God, he's not a hero to anyone. He broke the law, he knows it, and instead of being a responsible human being and an adult facing his punishment, he's decided to run away like the coward he is.

If he thought American Jail would be bad, just wait til those South American drug lords find his pasty ass.
Illegal does not imply wrong.

Facing an unjust punishment does not imply responsible.

Avoiding a battle that is senseless to fight does not imply cowardice.

He was never facing jail time, and since he's not a drug dealer or drug smuggler, I doubt he's ever going to have any significant interactions with any drug lords.

He's likely going to continue doing what he was doing before, but in a place with better weather and a lower cost of living.

Really, if you think that he's somehow worse off now, you are completely delusional.

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He is now.
Maybe if he's stupid enough to return to the States.
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Hopefully he comes here to Argentina, where no one respects any piracy law or anything else, lol..
post #39 of 260
Well looks like the US Marshal Service and the FBI and going to have to hunt him down.

This guy just made Sony's case for them.
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[quote=Mac the Geek;12838034]Sony v. Hotz is not a criminal trial.
Edited by dd051 - 3/23/11 at 9:20am
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