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A good example of the Law of Unintended Consequences
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jducoeur
See this rather interesting little article about why so many sweepstakes are void in Qiuebec. The more stringent the rules, the greater the incentive to avoid them...

ETA: And another example, this time about a bill that would make radio stations pay for the music they air. The broadcasters (AFAIK) did little to prevent this fee from being levied on Internet and satellite-based radio, secure in their legal exemption and thinking it would just hurt their competitors; that ridiculous inconsistency of law has now come back to haunt them...
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Though this is sort of the opposite result of what I was hoping for, the Cassandrafreude is tickling.

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