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MysteryMan

In Reply To
Menshevik

Subj: Re: Faking a crime is illegal
Posted: Fri Jun 13, 2008 at 10:51:32 am EDT
Reply Subj: Re: Faking a crime is illegal
Posted: Fri Jun 13, 2008 at 08:21:57 am EDT

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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. \:\)
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> > What a complete load of rubbish.
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> > 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.
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> 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.
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Lame excuse. Or are you trying to have Stark and TM convicted of a real crime (attempt of assisted suicide)?

> > > > >
> > > > > > ok my memory of the event got mixed up. tony hired an assasin to attack him in public not an ambassador. still a crime.
> > > > >
> > > > > 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. \:\)
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> > > What a complete load of rubbish.
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> > > 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.
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> > 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.
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> Lame excuse. Or are you trying to have Stark and TM convicted of a real crime (attempt of assisted suicide)?

As noted below...all the anti-SHRA would be proclaiming how smart and slick Tony was to pull this off and prevent SHRA if it had worked (i.e. Stamford had not occurred 2 weeks later)...but now it's...string him up for trying to stop SHRA....wow...just wow.