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California Uber Alles: Google wants to become the World Privacy Court

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Re: Google should run for President

> And yet legally they are, they have rights, they should have rights.

Which rights?

Right to vote? Right to marry? Right to bear arms? Right to take the 5th?

Do Corporations have gender? What prevents a Corporate Person to declare itself male or female? What about sexual orientation? Can a Corporate Person be straight or gay?

Therein lies the problem: we invent this "corporate personhood" concept, and we find ourselves in the middle of an incoherent and absurd legal muddle.

There was and still is a way of defining a corporation's rights without elevating it to a person status: the Legal Entity. Legal Entities have some rights, but are not persons - natural or unnatural.

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