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Old 08-05-2018, 11:16 PM
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Originally Posted by patchouli View Post
"Outing" someone who has never been convicted of or committed a crime would be a crime in & of itself IMHO.
I'm not sure if it's a crime, but you can definitely be sued for slander and/or libel for accusing someone of being a pedophile.

Take the recent case of Elon Musk, that cocky business magnate who accused one of the brave divers who rescued all those trapped kids in that Thailand cave of being a pedo.

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/...er-a-pedo-guy/

He's now looking at getting sued, and with his deep pockets, I imagine he'll be paying out a pretty penny.
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