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Comment: The law does care (Score 2) 287

by almclean (#45925709) Attached to: Australian Teen Reports SQL Injection Vulnerability, Company Calls Police
IANAL, but I my understanding is that, at least in English law, the law actually does protect the Good Samaritan who engages in minor property damage to save a baby. The prosecution would almost certainly not prosocute, but if they did, the defendent would be able to exercise the Defence of Necessity. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Necessity_in_English_law

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