If you want to harass someone online, they better not live in Massachusetts

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  1. Mlaw

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    Ruling in a bizarre case involving lies posted on Craigslist that the court ultimately deemed harassing, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled Tuesday that cyber-harassment is not protected by the First Amendment

    “Their conduct served solely to harass the (victims) by luring numerous strangers and prompting incessant late-night telephone calls to their home by way of false representations, by overtly and aggressively threatening to misuse their personal identifying information, and by falsely accusing (the husband) of a serious crime.

    http://www.boston.com/news/local/ma...mUpjfO/story.html?p1=Topofpage:sub_headline_3
     
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    welp, you're fucked.
     
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    Schmoopy is hoping this is true for South Carolina too.
     
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    MassiveTwoShits
     
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    I'm cool as long as this ruling does not affect Norway or Baltimore.
     
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    Schmoop lives in South Carolina? :facepalm:
     
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    Or Sudbury :lol:
     
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    Nobody gives a shit about Canada.
     
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    fuck Canada
     
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    I've done ads on Craigslist for my buddies' cars. I take pics of the actual car and price it attractively then say I work weird hours so I'll only take phone calls between midnight and 4am. Gotta use the home phone number and real first name for full spouse annoyance. :yes:
     
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    They did that to me once. On my boat and truck.

    Put in the ad "most go. All offers considered!!"


     
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    :idea: brand new vacuums for sale. Dirt cheap must go!
     
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    If you want to keep the money you make instead of giving it to the government you better not live in Massachusetts.
     
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    @HAL :oops:
     
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    What did fucko do now?