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Old 09-18-2008, 11:39 PM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
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According to the Guardian, who has looked at the Wikileaks data, among the emails in Palin's account were several from addresses belonging to her aides, including a draft letter to California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, a discussion of nominations to the state court of appeals
You are really going to sit there with a straight face and say THAT isn't related to government business?
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Old 09-18-2008, 11:40 PM
 
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Originally Posted by teatime View Post
You're incredibly classy.
Yes, teatime, if you actually knew me, the jealousy would consume you. I'm also very beautiful. Best if you stay in Texas, I'll never even visit
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Old 09-18-2008, 11:41 PM
 
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You are still kidding, right? Otherwise, how exactly do you figure? Who but her own kids would be afraid of this chick? What a loser!!!!
Obviiously you Dems. You are graspiing at straws and it's not working. Obama's going down!
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Old 09-18-2008, 11:41 PM
 
Location: Ohio
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Your priorities are, like, way out there dude, you know?
We will, of course, expect you to post the passwords to all of your e-mail and other accounts, since it doesn't matter.
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Old 09-18-2008, 11:42 PM
 
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Who knows how to create a poll? I've clicked "Yes, post a poll with this thread" and the number of radio buttons I want and then clicked "Preview" but I dont see any poll tools appearing. The FAQ explanation indicates that options are there on the editor.
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Old 09-18-2008, 11:43 PM
 
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Yes, teatime, if you actually knew me, the jealousy would consume you. I'm also very beautiful. Best if you stay in Texas, I'll never even visit
I'm not teatime, but I doubt she'd be jealous. I'm not.
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Old 09-18-2008, 11:43 PM
 
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Refer me to this pressing "government business." I've seen notes from staff complaining about things and sharing ideas. Big deal.
Sharing ideas about political rivals and strategy. It is a big deal, but because she's your candidate, not so much. Expected.
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Old 09-18-2008, 11:45 PM
 
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Originally Posted by luzianne View Post
I'm not teatime, but I doubt she'd be jealous. I'm not.
There is an explanation for that....they say Brilliance is perception of the Obvious....
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Old 09-18-2008, 11:45 PM
 
Location: Ohio
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What law did he break? Please cite the specific federal law, please.
Starting with Alaska state law:
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[LEFT]Sec. 11.46.740. Criminal use of computer.[/LEFT]
[LEFT](a) A person commits the offense of criminal use of a computer if, having no right to do so or any reasonable ground to believe the person has such a right, the person knowingly accesses, causes to be accessed, or exceeds the person's authorized access to a computer, computer system, computer program, computer network, or any part of a computer system or network, and, as a result of or in the course of that access,[/LEFT]
[LEFT](1) obtains information concerning a person;[/LEFT]
[LEFT](2) introduces false information into a computer, computer system, computer program, or computer network with the intent to damage or enhance the data record or the financial reputation of a person;[/LEFT]
[LEFT](3) introduces false information into a computer, computer system, computer program, or computer network and, with criminal negligence, damages or enhances the data record or the financial reputation of a person;[/LEFT]
[LEFT](4) obtains proprietary information of another person;[/LEFT]
[LEFT](5) obtains information that is only available to the public for a fee;[/LEFT]
[LEFT](6) introduces instructions, a computer program, or other information that tampers with, disrupts, disables, or destroys a computer, computer system, computer program, computer network, or any part of a computer system or network; or[/LEFT]
[LEFT](7) encrypts or decrypts data.[/LEFT]
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The federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act provides in part as follows:
  • "(a) Whoever--
    1. having knowingly accessed a computer without authorization or exceeding authorized access, and by means of such conduct having obtained information that has been determined by the United States Government pursuant to an Executive order or statute to require protection against unauthorized disclosure for reasons of national defense or foreign relations, or any restricted data, as defined in paragraph y of section 11 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, with reason to believe that such information so obtained could be used to the injury of the United States, or to the advantage of any foreign nation, willfully communicates, delivers, transmits, or causes to be communicated, delivered, or transmitted, or attempts to communicate, deliver, transmit or cause to be communicated, delivered, or transmitted the same to any person not entitled to receive it, or willfully retains the same and fails to deliver it to the officer or employee of the United States entitled to receive it;
    2. intentionally accesses a computer without authorization or exceeds authorized access, and thereby obtains--
      1. information contained in a financial record of a financial institution, or of a card issuer as defined in section 1602(n) of title 15, or contained in a file of a consumer reporting agency on a consumer, as such terms are defined in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (15 U.S.C. 1681 et seq.);
      2. information from any department or agency of the United States; or
      3. information from any protected computer if the conduct involved an interstate or foreign communication;
    3. intentionally, without authorization to access any nonpublic computer of a department or agency of the United States, accesses such a computer of that department or agency that is exclusively for the use of the Government of the United States or, in the case of a computer not exclusively for such use, is used by or for the Government of the United States and such conduct affects that use by or for the Government of the United States;
    4. knowingly and with intent to defraud, accesses a protected computer without authorization, or exceeds authorized access, and by means of such conduct furthers the intended fraud and obtains anything of value, unless the object of the fraud and the thing obtained consists only of the use of the computer and the value of such use is not more than $5,000 in any 1-year period;
      1. knowingly causes the transmission of a program, information, code, or command, and as a result of such conduct, intentionally causes damage without authorization, to a protected computer;
      2. intentionally accesses a protected computer without authorization, and as a result of such conduct, recklessly causes damage; or
      3. intentionally accesses a protected computer without authorization, and as a result of such conduct, causes damage;
    5. knowingly and with intent to defraud traffics (as defined in section 1029) in any password or similar information through which a computer may be accessed without authorization, if--(a)trafficking affects interstate or foreign commerce; or such computer is used by or for the Government of the United States; with intent to extort from any person, firm, association, educational institution, financial institution, government entity, or other legal entity, any money or other thing of value, transmits in interstate or foreign commerce any communication containing any threat to cause damage to a protected computer; shall be punished as provided in subsection (c) of this section. (b) Whoever attempts to commit an offense under subsection (a) of this section shall be punished as provided in subsection (c) of this section. (c) The punishment for an offense under subsection (a) or (b) of this section is--
      1. a fine under this title or imprisonment for not more than ten years, or both, in the case of an offense under subsection (a)(1) of this section which does not occur after a conviction for another offense under this section, or an attempt to commit an offense punishable under this subparagraph; and
      2. a fine under this title or imprisonment for not more than twenty years, or both, in the case of an offense under subsection (a)(1) of this section which occurs after a conviction for another offense under this section, or an attempt to commit an offense punishable under this subparagraph; and
        1. (A) a fine under this title or imprisonment for not more than one year, or both, in the case of an offense under subsection (a)(2), (a)(3), (a)(5)(C), or (a)(6) of this section which does not occur after a conviction for another offense under this section, or an attempt to commit an offense punishable under this subparagraph; and
          1. the offense was committed for purposes of commercial advantage or private financial gain;
          2. the offense was committed in furtherance of any criminal or tortious act in violation of the Constitution or laws of the United States or of any State; or
          3. the value of the information obtained exceeds $5,000;
          (B) a fine under this title or imprisonment for not more than 5 years, or both, in the case of an offense under subsection (a)(2), if--
          (C) a fine under this title or imprisonment for not more than ten years, or both, in the case of an offense under subsection (a)(2), (a)(3) or (a)(6) of this section which occurs after a conviction for another offense under this section, or an attempt to commit an offense punishable under this subparagraph; and
          (A) a fine under this title or imprisonment for not more than five years, or both, in the case of an offense under subsection (a)(4), (a)(5)(A), (a)(5)(B), or (a)(7) of this section which does not occur after a conviction for another offense under this section, or an attempt to commit an offense punishable under this subparagraph; and (B) a fine under this title or imprisonment for not more than ten years, or both, in the case of an offense under subsection (a)(4), (a)(5)(A), (a)(5)(B), (a)(5)(C), or (a)(7)of this section which occurs after a conviction for another offense under this section, or an attempt to commit an offense punishable under this subparagraph; and [former paragraph (4) stricken effective Oct. 11, 1996].
          The United States Secret Service shall, in addition to any other agency having such authority, have the authority to investigate offenses under subsections (a)(2)(A), (a)(2)(B), (a)(3), (a)(4), (a)(5), and (a)(6) of this section. Such authority of the United States Secret Service shall be exercised in accordance with an agreement which shall be entered into by the Secretary of the Treasury and the Attorney General."
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Old 09-18-2008, 11:46 PM
 
Location: Texas
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You are really going to sit there with a straight face and say THAT isn't related to government business?
So, she's discussing potential nominations, possibly asking for feedback. Again, SO WHAT?! She makes the appointments/decisions. Is the public entitled to know every single thought that their leaders have?

I might remind you, too, that personnel matters are CLOSED, by law. There is no open access requirement on personnel matters.
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