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Comment Re: Well, he did admit to breaking Swedish law... (Score 1) 320

The charge has never been rape. That's just the way it has been reported in the media. The "crime" he is charged with in Sweden has no equivalent in the UK or US and the woman was pressured into making it by the police once they figured out who the complaint was against. She only wanted a STD test done.

Comment Re:should be interesting (Score 4, Interesting) 320

Ok, I keep hearing "rape" being brought up but, the charge is not quite what it seems. The women in question did not go to the police with charges of sexual assault. One of them discovered that the condom came off, during consensual sex, and after she was unable to locate him, went to the police to locate him for the purpose of taking a STD test. After a short time, federal authorities and US authorities were involved in the case (for a STD test!) and they convinced one of the women to upgrade her complaint to failure to cease sexual activity immediately upon request; namely he didn't stop instantly when the condom came off, it took a few moments. This does not qualify as any sort of a crime in most countries, including the US and UK. Yet, for this, even by Sweden's standards, minor charge, he was wanted by Interpol and had an international manhunt for him to the point of having to take shelter in an embassy. And there's been a 24 hour guard around the embassy ever since in case they try to move him or he comes out. US and UK authorities still try to claim that this has nothing to do with his involvement in Wikileaks or US authorities' interest in him, they only want justice for the women in Sweden. Smells like bullshit to me.

Comment Re:Militant Slashdot (Score 2, Insightful) 278

.357 magnum is the most lethal of the handgun calibers but, I don't see them designing ones out of PVC or other base plastics. Maybe one day with either multi-material systems or metal fabrication systems they can. The scary part is when high powered rifle rounds will be able to be used on a 3D printed gun. I'm not thrilled about the prospect but, I'm realistic enough that I know there's no stopping it.

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