[OT] Re: sellers market - firearms

From: Eric Smith <eric_at_brouhaha.com>
Date: Tue Mar 23 22:26:22 1999

>> First, they couldn't do the background checks or check for stolen weapons.
> The first is a given, but its not an excuse, its the law.

No, it's not, at least under Federal and California laws. Other states don't
have jurisdiction, although some of them seem to think they do.

eBay is neither the seller nor the buyer of firearms.

> but chances are the person suing Ebay for something like that, and winning,
> is not likely at all!

You obviously don't understand the jackpot theory of jurisprudence.

Can we take this discussion elsewhere?
Received on Tue Mar 23 1999 - 22:26:22 GMT

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