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(Some Guy)   New program lets drivers 'appear' in traffic court via e-mail   (news.com.com) divider line 11
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2002-10-06 09:44:25 AM  
So new that I did it right here in Illinois about a year ago.
 
2002-10-06 01:47:42 PM  
So what happens if you send the judge the Klez worm or Bugbear?
 
2002-10-06 01:49:02 PM  
and I always wanted to defend my DUIs while a little inebriated...
 
2002-10-06 01:57:28 PM  
<quote>
To participate in the new Yakima County program, people who
receive traffic tickets must admit they violated the law.
</quote>

<quote2>
Delia thinks it's unlikely someone would pose as one of the traffic violators and fake an e-mail to the court. "I don't know why anybody would want to do that," he said.
</quote2>

Uh huh.. so if faked an email because some guy I didn't like got a ticket for speeding, and he was totally innocent, my email would be entered as his guilty plea without him ever needing to show up to court.

That's awesome. I totally want to live in a world where random people could easily convince the justice system that I admitted to committing a crime. Please oh please mister criminal justice system, put me away because some overzealous court administrator thought it would be good PR and save the taxpayers a buck or two.
 
2002-10-06 02:02:34 PM  
will the judge be lenient if you use emoticons?
 
2002-10-06 02:03:16 PM  
New internet business "I will fight your traffic ticket for you via the internet"
$25 win or lose
 
2002-10-06 02:03:38 PM  
I 0wnz3d my driving record clean, yeah thats it.

w0rd.
 
2002-10-06 02:11:47 PM  
I intend to develop software agents that will fight the tickets issued by government-operated software bots and agents. If you get nabbed by a red light camera, you can run my patented "Bot-Guilty" program, which will negotiate a not-guilty plea from the government's MSJustice system. Or, if you prefer open source, try my PHPOpenSue to try to get a few extra bucks out of the system. As a bonus, it searches the internet for class-action suits related to products that you have bought electronically, and automatically attaches you to any tobacco money secured by your state or local jurisdiction.
 
2002-10-06 02:12:51 PM  
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Cool.... I'll get right on that...
 
2002-10-06 03:46:25 PM  
I'm too drunk to type, I've gotta drive........
 
2002-10-06 11:24:15 PM  
If you don't like someone, send a fake email. Above it was suggested that one fake a guilty email. But there is worse. How about insulting the judge in the fake email. Turn a minor traffic offense into major contempt of court.
 
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