@paulfree14 @ChristianD
nope, legal != status quo
eer heard of dead/unenforcable laws?

@ChristianD @Wolf480pl
Can you elaborate on that? I'm not shure if I understood you correct.

@paulfree14 @ChristianD
status quo = what people are in fact doing
legal = what the law says they should be doing
there are laws that are notoriously broken and nobody cares, and the authorities can't be bother to actually enforce them

@ChristianD @Wolf480pl
yes, true. Law is often behind. society often changes first, law adopt. But before law is adopted or authoritys stop to care to enforce them the law is functioning to protect the status quo.

to correct my statement from before then:
law = supporting status quo

@paulfree14 @ChristianD not always. Imagine some country introducing law that bans all encryption. It would be most likely unenforcable, and impractical to complain with. The law would be trying to change status quo, and it would fail.

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