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Comment: I was only following orders... (Score 2, Insightful) 496

by Flamefly (#23864043) Attached to: New FISA Bill Would Grant Telcoms Immunity; Vote Is Tomorrow
The most scary part of this bill is it allows a person, or company to entirely avoid legal ramifications by simply stating "I was only following orders."
If that argument is a credible one in America, then the country is more morally bankrupt then I ever imagined.

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