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  •  Actually, the problem is not the penalty in the (7+ / 0-)

    law itself but the whole idea of unlimited consecutive sentencing especially for nonviolent crimes.  If you were to pass a law saying that the total sentence for non-violent crimes can't be more than say, 2x or 3x the sentence for an individual count (for multiple crimes, the largest possible sentence for a single count of the most severe crime would determine the total maximum) that would fix most of the problems.

    You have watched Faux News, now lose 2d10 SAN.

    by Throw The Bums Out on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 06:04:37 AM PST

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    •  Completely agree (0+ / 0-)

      I'd also go further than that and when your talking about digital violations, that they start being grouped together as one crime smaller crime both criminally and civilly.

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