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  •  I'm glad I live in Switzerland (0+ / 0-)

    Here, if an employer or prospective employer wants to know whether you have a criminal record, they have to ask you to get it for them. This requires filling out a form and sending it in via your local town council, which verifies that you are who you say you are.

    Furthermore, small "crimes", like importing pornography, or similar pecadiloes, are expunged after 2 - 5 years, depending on the "severity".

    FOSI: Full Of Shit Information - Both my sister and I are trivia freaks...

    by Spoc42 on Mon Sep 13, 2010 at 08:51:07 AM PDT

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