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re. Assange bail-posters.

"However, they failed in their basic duty, to ensure his surrender."

Should they have stormed the Ecuadorian embassy and recaptured him?

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Anonymous Coward

Re: re. Assange bail-posters.

Errrr, no. They shouldn't have posted bail to someone who obviously was going to do a(nother) runner as soon as things weren't going his way.

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Re: re. Assange bail-posters.

No, they should have hired a crack team of mercenaries-with-hearts-of-gold to infiltrate the embassy and spirit Assange out (and then into the hands of the authorities). Have you not seen television? I smell a Leverage / Dog the Bounty Hunter crossover!

Seriously - this is rather the point of bail. You put up the bond, you're on the hook for it if the accused doesn't show. What you might have done to guarantee the accused's behavior is not the court's problem.

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Big Brother

>> ..is a bit like claiming that you couldn't possibly have robbed a bank in Britain because you are French.

or a bit like claiming that you couldn't possibly have robbed a bank in Britain because you were IN France.

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You certainly could -hire- someone in France to rob the bank -for- you... I'm guessing that wouldn't mean you were immune to prosecution. Support Dotcom('s case) or not, that in particular is kind of a weak defense.

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Re: Schmidt

You don't like patent wars? Just move (out of battlefield).

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