Sunday, September 07, 2003

Justice is blind. And deaf. And dumb, really dumb.

The energy-companies that in essence stole $8.9 billion from California (or roughly $250 from each and every Californian) during the energy crisis a few years back have been 'forced' by the mighty FERC to settle for a total of roughly $2 million. Economist Paul Krugman has some thoughts on this, and Lawrence Lessig draws an interesting parallel.


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