Friday, August 17, 2007

Internet Hunting Banned

On August 2, the state enacted St.2007, c.83: An Act Prohibiting Internet Hunting. As the name suggests, Internet hunting is the practice of using a computer to remotely control a weapon to hunt an actual animal. According to the Boston Globe, Massachusetts is the "34th state to ban hunting via an Internet connection." More information on legal issues regarding animals can be found at Mass. Law About Animals.