latest anti-haul from the local Goodwill

From: Fred Cisin <>
Date: Sat Jul 27 23:05:01 2002

On Sat, 27 Jul 2002, Chris wrote:
> from a garbage dumpster. I know regular household garbage, as soon as you
> put it on curbside for pickup, is public domain, and anyone can help
> themselves to it (that includes non-bulk pickup, regular garbage... so it

City of Berkeley v Eldridge Cleaver ~1988?
Court ruled that it all belonged to the city, once at the curb! (and that
Eldridge's recycling business constiuted "theft"!)

But common sense says that since the intent was to get rid of it, that any
disposal is OK.
Received on Sat Jul 27 2002 - 23:05:01 BST

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