[hackerspaces] N.J. Assembly advances bill prohibiting sale of lasers used to point at airplanes

Martin Ling martin-hackerspaces at earth.li
Wed Sep 26 02:19:44 CEST 2012

On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 07:54:47PM -0400, B F wrote:
> Now, if they use a bright enough laser, they themselves might be
> illuminated by the reflections of their own laser, making enforcement
> easy.  At very least, it would reflect brightly in the area
> surrounding the ijit, possibly alerting the police.
> Like I said, a pipe dream.  But wouldn't it be neat to hoist these
> ijits on their own petards?!

No need for reflectve stuff - most of those who've been caught were
already stupid enough to aim at a police helicopter!

See e.g. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74VeecMWWN0


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