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Subj: Re: Faking a crime is illegal
Posted: Fri Jun 13, 2008 at 07:21:57 am CDT
Reply Subj: Re: Faking a crime is illegal
Posted: Fri Jun 13, 2008 at 06:44:26 am CDT
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> > > > > ok my memory of the event got mixed up. tony hired an assasin to attack him in public not an ambassador. still a crime.
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> > > > Is it? Staging a fake combat in public might not be. If so, then I'm fairly sure we can be expecting a lawsuit against every Hollywood blockbuster ever.
> > What a complete load of rubbish.
> > Staging a fake assassination attempt would make you liable to prosecution just as staging a fake kidnapping of yourself would. After all, apart from the reckless endagerment of bystanders, there would also be the aspect of wasting time and effort by the police and judiciary.
> Who says the attempt was totally faked? I think the Titanium Man would have killed Tony if he could have, but Tony was confident there was no way that the Titanium Man could pull it off.
Lame excuse. Or are you trying to have Stark and TM convicted of a real crime (attempt of assisted suicide)?