ATF agents at University of Georgia chased down and detained a sophomore because… he was dressed like a ninja for a “pirate v. ninja” party.
“Seeing someone with something across the face, from a federal standpoint — that’s not right,” [ATF special agent in charge] McLemore said, explaining why agents believed something to be amiss.
I’d hate to see what they would do if they saw pirates coming to the rescue.
So, what do _you_ do when you witness a hit-and-run? Leave a note? Curse under your breath? “Snap a photo and print posters for the whole neighborhood”:http://www.powazek.com/2005/07/000534.html? A little luck and a little technology helped Derek Powazek go straight for the posters, and I personally hope this is a prelude to a “transparent society”:http://www.davidbrin.com/tschp1.html.
Aaargh, despite me tone, this is serious stuff me maties! Take a look…
Yeah, well, it should be illegal, but it’s not.
And now there’s talk of a 411 cell phone directory. . . Oh, yeah, I even checked that one out on snopes — Celling Your Soul!
So, in case you haven’t heard of it, here is the link to the Do Not Call Registry. You can at least register your home line — and your cell line if you’re paranoid.
In self defense! Take that, you big jerk!