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Let's see. In the war on drugs, a number of police forces have been caught delaying drug busts so that they can make more money from seizing cash (as opposed to seizing drugs). What's the cybercrime equivalent?



If you opt to not cherry pick the comparison, and look at the larger picture instead of trying to make it a 1:1 analogous comment, you'll probably find that what the OP of this chain was referring to is that both are shows of excessive waste where government entities are faced with something much larger than what they can lasso in, and are routinely going about very questionable methods to get what they want.

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You may have read sarcasm into my comment where there was none. I am, in fact, looking for an analogous operation which provides the Feds with destructive incentives in the area of cybercrime enforcement.

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I do not know of any, pulling from recent memory-however the point of my post was to highlight that you (in the general sense) can't reasonably deduce from alaskamiller's post there's going to be an exact parallel with cybercrime enforcement and drug enforcement; what I took from alaskamiller's post was that cybercrime enforcement shows a lot of the same characteristics as the war on drugs, as myself and other posters have already highlighted.

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