[Cialug] Telecom Immunity
Nathan C. Smith
nathan.smith at ipmvs.com
Thu Jul 10 16:23:51 CDT 2008
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> [mailto:cialug-bounces at cialug.org] On Behalf Of Daniel A. Ramaley
> Sent: Thursday, July 10, 2008 4:19 PM
> To: Central Iowa Linux Users Group
> Subject: Re: [Cialug] Telecom Immunity
> The first change is that all laws automatically expire some period of
> time after they are passed, unless they are renewed. That would allow
> the legislature to make as many dumb mistakes that pander to special
> interests as it does now, but at least the effects would not be
> long-lasting. The Constitutions and amendments thereof would be exempt
> from the renewal requirement, and laws would have no limit to the
> number of times they may be renewed.
I like this better than my proposal for another branch of governement that removes klunky and out-of-date laws just like garbage collection routines in JAVA or what-have-you.
I would add a requirement that the whole body of law be memorizable by a "reasonable and average person" so it shouldn't be any longer than about 10-20 pages.
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