Post Reply British swatter faces up to 20 years in prison
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http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2017-04-11-british-terror-hoaxer-charged-after-us-gamer-shot-by-cops
http://www.esports-news.co.uk/2017/04/12/uk-swatter-faces-20-years-prison/

It's stupid to think that doing things like this is funny now aday..

20 years in prison will set a good example for these punks


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Got these confused with Squatter. I think 20 years may be too excessive for the crime, although deterrence is something to consider as well, especially when people can be killed during these special forces raids.

That being said, he will likely not serve the full term.


Edit: After one minute of thought, I'd say it is well deserved.
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PeripheralVisionary wrote:

Got these confused with Squatter. I think 20 years may be too excessive for the crime, although deterrence is something to consider as well, especially when people can be killed during these special forces raids.

That being said, he will likely not serve the full term.

Edit: After one minute of thought, I'd say it is well deserved.



"The real Tyran Dobbs, a 20-year-old gamer from Maryland, was subsequently shot by US police who raided his home.

Dobbs was hit in the face and chest with rubber bullets, fracturing his skull and bruising his lungs. "



it was a painful experience

i think the victim should sue both of those punks for pain and suffering and other things he can stack on the lawsuit

sue for them to cover the medical bills + pain and suffering

pain and suffering lawsuit often will not have a cap.. so i think 1 million is reasonable -- if they don't have the money upfront .. just garnish their paychecks over time
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Posted 5/5/17 , edited 5/5/17

dulun18 wrote:


PeripheralVisionary wrote:

Got these confused with Squatter. I think 20 years may be too excessive for the crime, although deterrence is something to consider as well, especially when people can be killed during these special forces raids.

That being said, he will likely not serve the full term.


Edit: After one minute of thought, I'd say it is well deserved.



"The real Tyran Dobbs, a 20-year-old gamer from Maryland, was subsequently shot by US police who raided his home.

Dobbs was hit in the face and chest with rubber bullets, fracturing his skull and bruising his lungs. "


it was a painful experience

i think the victim should sue both of those punks as well...for pain and suffering and other things they he can stack on in the lawsuit


I have thought of that soon after the post, hence the edit.

My original claim was "Rape and homicide serve lesser sentences in a great deal of cases", but then I thought "Is not this disregard of life a sort of attempt murder, so to speak, only separated by the banality of an existence of the perpetrator that may very well be several states away?"

I would not liken it exactly to murder, but I feel the banality of performing said evil is what makes it so horrifying, despite the consequences of death being so very real.

So I retracted my statement, and say that it is deserved.

Good thing the police used rubber bullet. They are the true heroes it seems.
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Well the hoaxers certainly deserve to spend a good deal of time in jail over this incident.

The cops though are not without blame themselves.
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I want to know how that swatter got the victim's address

Heck I wouldn't want anyone on the Crazy Internetz to know my name or address
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Posted 5/6/17 , edited 5/6/17
you want to blame the cops ?

if someone is yelping out "i have a bomb and i'll blow this airplane up" while inside the the plane..

if the cops took that person down .. you want to blame the cops?

now a day.. there are certain things that should not be said or joke around..

every threat of terrorism will be taken seriously..

be glad they used rubber bullets..
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Dunlun, did you read any of what actually happened? The person who was swatted was taking a nap when they decided to storm the house, and he wasn't screaming that he had a bomb. His family told the police he was sleeping. In what world don't you think there is some negligence there?
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dulun18 wrote:

you want to blame the cops ?

if someone is yelping out "i have a bomb and i'll blow this airplane up" while inside the the plane..

if the cops took that person down .. you want to blame the cops?

now a day.. there are certain things that should not be said or joke around..

every threat of terrorism will be taken seriously..

be glad they used rubber bullets..


Blame the cops? Yes. They failed to perform even the most basic of reconnaissance and as a result got an innocent person needlessly injured. Had the person not been innocent (and not sleeping) and an actual threat those same cops could've easily walked into a trap and gotten themselves killed. They were sloppy, and got lucky they are still alive.

If the cops took down someone actively threatening to blow up a plane would I blame them? No.

Now a day nothing, never should anybody be joking around about such things.

And the only people that should be glad they fired rubber bullets instead of real ones are the stupid guys that shot them. If they had used real bullets instead they would have been responsible for carrying out a murder for a third party.
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i agree that suing them is a better choice for pain and suffering

but my vigilante side wants them to experience the same pain as the victim

let say if the option is available to pick from .. i would prefer for the police to come to those punks' house and shoot them in the face and chest with rubber bullets let see how they like it

the heck with the recent terror attacks in UK.. the police there might not be using rubber bullets..which will be even better!!

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