BART was wrong

Discussion in 'Law and Justice System' started by Quantum Windbag, Aug 24, 2011.

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    Live and learn. I was pretty sure that BART shutting down the cell phone service to prevent a protest was wrong, but it appears my reasoning was way off base.

    It seems that we actually have a right to phone service, and it cannot be shut down simply because it inconveniences someone to have it up.

    Why Shutting Down Cell Service Is Not Just Against The Law, It's a Really Bad Idea | Public Knowledge

    I admit it, I was wrong.
     
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    hmmm, don't think I've ever heard of 'flash mobbing by land line'.

    Disrupting business and undermining the safety of the public in order to 'protest' is illegal also.

    Whatdoya' think would have happened had the flash mob occurred and people had been hurt?
    Who would have been held responsible?

    BART!
     
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    Controlling the people's RIGHT to communication with each other is the ACT OF TOTALITARIANS.

    Freedom of speech implies that one must also have the right to communicate.
     

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