michael from the legal-system-unplugged dept.
Mr. Obvious writes: "Probably a lot of people are sending in this link, but there's an interesting
over at the NY Times
(free registration still required, I believe) about how the Gov. of Mich. wants to set-up a "cybercourt" real soon,
in the hope of attracting business to the wet-and-soggy-state where I once lived, long, long ago. So, my question is: Does anyone else really think that the existence of a cyber-court would attract start-ups to Detroit, Grand Rapids or Kalamazoo? Somehow, I just can't see it, but I haven't chosen a location for a start-up lately, so maybe I'm just out of touch?"
"The algorithm to do that is extremely nasty. You might want to mug
someone with it."
-- M. Devine, Computer Science 340