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Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2005 - 10:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was it anything to do with:

copyrights / patents?
drawing financial benefits?

Did the award indicate some physical or mental capacity that he was not supposed to have?

Had he sued for medical negligence?
Kelusterk (Kelusterk)
Posted on Friday, November 25, 2005 - 4:24 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was he embezzeling money? did the illegal act have anything to do with money?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Monday, November 28, 2005 - 2:52 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

sorry about my slowness.. I was out of town

By Lisa (Dlcygnet) on Monday, November 21, 2005 - 07:11 pm:
Categories of crimes... was it a/a case of...

Felony/Indictable ?
Misdemeanor/Summary ?
Hybrid offence ?
Lesser included offense ?
Criminal negligence ?
Regulatory offence ? hmm.. based on the very short news article I can't determine how the authorities treated this offense in legal terms. maybe the last is (yesishly) closest?

Crime against a person? no
Crime against property? no
Crime against justice? no
Was it an inchoate offense? (Solicitation, attempted conspiracy, accessory to something, etc?) no


By Simon Downham (Beroean) on Wednesday, November 23, 2005 - 10:31 pm:
Was it anything to do with:

copyrights / patents? no
drawing financial benefits? no

Did the award indicate some physical or mental capacity that he was not supposed to have? no

Had he sued for medical negligence? no


By Kelusterk (Kelusterk) on Friday, November 25, 2005 - 04:24 pm:
was he embezzeling money? no did the illegal act have anything to do with money? no
Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer)
Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 4:07 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

any other relevant people involved?
place?
things?
animals?

he's human right?
gender relevant? male? female?
age relevant? child? teenager? adult?

was the award a good one? but he disliked it because it showed his activity? illegal activity? gambling? rape? murder? killing? homicide? violating traffic rules? street rules? steal? robbery? cheating?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2005 - 1:45 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

any other relevant people involved? no
place? yes
things? no
animals? no

he's human right? yes
gender relevant? no
age relevant? child? teenager? adult? probably an adult, though not too relevant

was the award a good one? yes but he disliked it because it showed his activity? yes illegal activity? yes

gambling? rape? murder? killing? homicide? violating traffic rules? street rules? steal? robbery? cheating? sorry, it was none of these :)
Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer)
Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2005 - 6:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

activity involves other people (though not necessarily relevant)?

he does the activity regularly? always? sometimes? often? seldom? just once? <--- relevant?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2005 - 10:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

activity involves other people (though not necessarily relevant)? he does it alone, other people are involved only very indirectly

he does the activity regularly? always? sometimes? often? seldom? just once? <--- relevant? he does it regularly
Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer)
Posted on Saturday, December 03, 2005 - 5:07 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

how often is regularly? every second? every minute? every hour? everyday? everynight? every week? every month? every year?

does he smoke? drink? commit adultery? lie? cheat? steal? look at bad pictures?

violate the 1st commandment of God? 2nd? 3rd? 4th? 5th? 6th? 7th? 8th? 9th? 10th?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Sunday, December 04, 2005 - 7:30 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

how often is regularly? every second? every minute? every hour? everyday? everynight? every week? every month? every year? I don't know precisely, but I imagine he might have done it daily

does he smoke? drink? commit adultery? lie? cheat? steal? look at bad pictures? violate the 1st commandment of God? 2nd? 3rd? 4th? 5th? 6th? 7th? 8th? 9th? 10th? no, it's nothing remotely close to any of these
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Sunday, December 04, 2005 - 4:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the award related specifically to his illegal activities (i. e. he wouldn't've received it if he hadn't been doing it/them)? Was it obvious that he'd been doing something illegal just because of the award? Or because of some other part of the award, like a picture of his car/house/boat etc. appearing in the paper/on the news?

Does he benefit monetarily from said activities? Is he defrauding anyone?

It sounds as though no one/thing had been bothered/injured by his illegal efforts, is that correct?
Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer)
Posted on Monday, December 05, 2005 - 6:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

when he received the award, it triggered some research on his background? like..
richest man award? and then found out to be not paying tax? or anything similar?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Tuesday, December 06, 2005 - 2:07 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Tim A. Dowd (Bodo) on Sunday, December 04, 2005 - 04:02 pm:

Was the award related specifically to his illegal activities (i. e. he wouldn't've received it if he hadn't been doing it/them)? YES - excellent question! :)

Was it obvious that he'd been doing something illegal just because of the award? yes
Or because of some other part of the award, like a picture of his car/house/boat etc. appearing in the paper/on the news? no

Does he benefit monetarily from said activities? no Is he defrauding anyone? no

It sounds as though no one/thing had been bothered/injured by his illegal efforts, is that correct? yes


By Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer) on Monday, December 05, 2005 - 06:13 pm:

when he received the award, it triggered some research on his background? like..
richest man award? and then found out to be not paying tax? or anything similar? not really, except that it was obvious he was doing something illegal because of the award
Birgitta Ericsson (Brid)
Posted on Tuesday, December 06, 2005 - 7:09 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it relevant what country he lived in? If so, do the laws of that country differ from the laws of (say) most European countries? Or would his crime be considered a crime everywhere?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Tuesday, December 06, 2005 - 5:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Birgitta Ericsson (Brid) on Tuesday, December 06, 2005 - 07:09 am:

Is it relevant what country he lived in? YES - another good question :)
If so, do the laws of that country differ from the laws of (say) most European countries? yes
Or would his crime be considered a crime everywhere? no
Jennifer (Tigger32382)
Posted on Tuesday, December 06, 2005 - 8:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

does he live in france? germany? spain? italy? romania? greece? norway? sweden? denmark? belgium? netherlands? luxembourg? switzerland? austria? liechtenstein? finland? latvia? lithuania? czech republic? slovakia? andorra? portugal?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Thursday, December 08, 2005 - 10:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

does he live in france? germany? spain? italy? romania? greece? norway? sweden? denmark? belgium? netherlands? luxembourg? switzerland? austria? liechtenstein? finland? latvia? lithuania? czech republic? slovakia? andorra? portugal? No, he doesn't live in Europe - he lives in another country where the relevant laws are different from most (but not all) European countries.
Rachel (Myth)
Posted on Friday, December 09, 2005 - 4:09 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Asia, South America? Africa?
(may as well narrow it down first)
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Friday, December 09, 2005 - 5:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Rachel (Myth) on Friday, December 09, 2005 - 04:09 am:
Asia, South America? Africa?
(may as well narrow it down first) to save time, I'll just say it's in China
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 12:47 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Population (or control of same) relevant? We are talking mainland here, right?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Wednesday, December 14, 2005 - 12:11 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Population (or control of same) relevant? no We are talking mainland here, right? yes - the People's Republic

hint: find out how the award was related to his illegal activities
Robert Banfield (Robertino)
Posted on Sunday, December 25, 2005 - 1:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the recipient of the award a computer hacker or writer of computer viruses?
Mosquito (Mosquito)
Posted on Monday, December 26, 2005 - 8:16 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the award given by the government? The town committee? A civic association? A church group? A single individual?
nitin sharma (Satanic_Eyez666)
Posted on Thursday, December 29, 2005 - 2:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

hi dryman!
was the award given by an organisation outside china or some chinese organisation?
this one is a little subjective...do you personally think that the law was absurd or stupid or very unusual?
does the law have anything to do with marriage or family?
does the general public disapprove of his activity?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Monday, January 02, 2006 - 5:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Happy New Year! (for Gregorian calendar users). sorry for being away for so long

Is the recipient of the award a computer hacker or writer of computer viruses? no

Was the award given by the government? The town committee? A civic association? A church group? A single individual? none of these exactly; but it was by an organization

hi dryman! hi!
was the award given by an organisation outside china YES or some chinese organisation? no
this one is a little subjective...do you personally think that the law was absurd or stupid or very unusual? I disagree with the law but I think it's not unusual that it exists
does the law have anything to do with marriage or family? no
does the general public disapprove of his activity? probably not
Mosquito (Mosquito)
Posted on Monday, January 02, 2006 - 9:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the award given in recognition of some kind of resistance against China's repressive regime?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Tuesday, January 03, 2006 - 12:07 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the award given in recognition of some kind of resistance against China's repressive regime? YES - I think that's enough to finish it! :)
The award (a freedom of expression prize) had been in honor of the illegal activity itself - a Chinese weblog often critical of the government. Unfortunately, the notoriety of its nomination drew official attention and caused it to be shut down as subversive.



China Reportedly Shuts Down Blog Thu Nov 3, 8:17 AM ET
Associated Press

BEIJING -
Chinese authorities have blocked a pro-democracy Web log after it was nominated for a freedom of expression award by a German radio station, a press freedom group said Thursday.

The blog, titled Wang Yi's Microphone, dealt with "sensitive subjects" and was maintained by a teacher from Sichuan province, Paris-based Reporters Without Borders said in a statement.

China's communist government encourages Internet use for education and business, but blocks material deemed subversive or pornographic. Dissidents have been arrested under vaguely worded national security laws for posting items critical of the government.

Reporters Without Borders said Wang's blog was ordered closed by the authorities in Hainan province, where the site's host company, Tianya, is located.

The site was nominated for a "Best of the Blogs" award in the freedom of expression category by the German public radio station Deutsche Welle. On its Web site, the radio station described Wang as an "anti-government Chinese intellectual" who used the blog to fight for justice. It did not give details.

The Reporters Without Borders statement said one of Wang's most recent posts dealt with a campaign by peasants in the southeastern province of Guangdong to remove a village chief accused of corruption.

China has the world's second-largest population of Internet users, with 100 million people online.}


I was pleasantly surprised that this was more challenging than I expected - I suppose we're all conditioned to assume that something illegal could never be praiseworthy!
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Tuesday, January 03, 2006 - 1:35 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

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