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24 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 28 December 2008 05:00PM

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Comment author: michael_vassar3 30 December 2008 01:13:15AM -1 points [-]

Not telling people about harmful side-effects that they don't ask about wasn't considered fraud when all the food companies failed to inform the public about Trans Fats, as far as I can tell. At the least, their management don't seem to be going to jail over it. Not even the cigarette executives are generally concerned about prison time.

Comment author: pnrjulius 20 April 2012 03:03:53PM 3 points [-]

That's because of the legal principle of ex post facto, not because it isn't coercion.