I had this truly awesome diary nearly all written out on Tim DeChristopher. I swear I did. Honest.
But my dog ate it.
OK, I don't have a dog, but, and this is 100% the unvarnished truth, Firefox which is even worse than a hungry dog, crashed, and I lost it.
The moment of inspiration gone, I cannot muster the energy to write the diary again. However, Tim's story is worth discussing. The judge who sent him to jail for preventing the government from doing something illegally, that it shouldn't have been doing in the first place, is worth discussing. His instructions to the jury are especially worth discussing.
So, start with the Wikipedia article (which will have to do in the absence of my incredibly clear and compelling prose on the subject), and then, look at the trailer of a movie made about this:
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