[ILUG] BSA - Interesting Slashdot thread
John P . Looney
valen at tuatha.org
Wed Nov 8 23:21:56 GMT 2000
On Wed, Nov 08, 2000 at 09:27:24PM -0000, Philip Trickett mentioned:
> Over on /. there is an interesting article:
> About the powers of the BSA and the legality of them being able to 'raid' a
> company to check on piracy. It offers plenty of US viewpoints on legal
> standing etc. but I was just wondering what sort of rights do they have
They have to have a court order to enter your house (much like the TV
license people, and the police), and to get such an order, they have to
show probable cause...
It's just saber rattling....
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