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In article<p7c2l901keq@news7.newsguy.com>, PeterN
<"peter,newdelete"@deleteverizon.net> wrote:

> >>>>>> changing IMEI
> >>>>>> numbers,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> that's illegal.
> >>>>
> >>>> Nospam's utter lack of credibility is astounding.
> >>>>
> >>>> What you seem to forget so easily is that we've had this discussion in
> >>>> spades in the past, where, on Android at least, it's trivial to
> >>>> automatically change your reported IMEI number on the fly,
> >>>
> >>> trivial or not (and it's not), it's still illegal. it's fraud. end of
> >>> story.
> >>
> >> Murder is also illegal. According to your statements, there are no
> >> murders, or robberies, because they are illegal.
> > 
> > i never said any such thing.
> 
> Of course not. Sorry, I forgot. I am not permitted to show you wrong by 
> drawing a logical parallel.

it's not a logical parallel.

a logical parallel would be changing the serial number of a gun:
<https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/26/5861>
  It shall be unlawful for any person