Virus writing as a hate crime.

SatireWire , via GrepLaw: 41 U.S. states and six European countries today announced that the act of creating an attachment-based computer virus will now be considered a hate crime because it intentionally targets stupid people. Objections are alle…

SatireWire , via GrepLaw: 41 U.S. states and six European countries today announced that the act of creating an attachment-based computer virus will now be considered a hate crime because it intentionally targets stupid people. Objections are allegedly coming from the ACLU, though: “Hate crime statutes are specifically designed to protect minority groups,” said ACLU President Nadine Strossen. “I’m not sure the number of stupid computer users meets that criterion.”