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US Congress mulls first 'hack back' revenge law. And yup, you can guess what it'll let people do

Alan Brown Silver badge

Re: erm isn't this what law enforcement is for?

"Though it reminds of FindMyPhone incidents were the cops, despite being shown specific GPS data decline to intervene and suggest the aggrieved party go there themselves and attempt to get their property back,"

Yes, that particular issue is one that worries me, because it's effectively the cops _encouraging_ vigilante justice, when in a lot of cases the criminal is armed and has nothing to lose if a victim shows up.

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