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Re: Free software, free speech, human dignity

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Free software, free speech, human dignity
Date: Fri, 04 Jul 2008 08:34:18 +0200
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John Hasler <> writes:

> David Kastrup writes:
>> I think if you _don't_ declare personal bankruptcy, prison is actually an
>> option of the courts (if the readily accessible belongings can't cover
>> your debts).
> I don't think it is here.  I believe that the creditors can file a petition
> for involuntary bankruptcy (one does not declare bankruptcy: one petitions
> a court for it).  I think that if you attempt to ignore the whole affair
> the creditors will just get court orders allowing them to seize your
> property and divide it among themselves.

Seizing is hard without any cooperation, and that is where the prison
may come in: not complying with a court order.

I may be wrong about this, but I don't think sitting this out is an

> Of course, if you tried to conceal assets you could end up in prison
> for fraud, but that's a different matter.

I don't see how you could be accused of fraud when you don't cooperate.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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