The Second Paradox of Blackmail

@article{Block2000TheSP,
  title={The Second Paradox of Blackmail},
  author={Walter e. Block and Stephan Kinsella and H. Hoppe},
  journal={Business Ethics Quarterly},
  year={2000},
  volume={10},
  pages={593-622}
}
  • Walter e. Block, Stephan Kinsella, H. Hoppe
  • Published 2000
  • Sociology
  • Business Ethics Quarterly
  • One so-called paradox of blackmail concerns the fact that two legal whites together make a black. That is, it is licit to threaten to reveal a person's secret, and it is separately lawful to ask him for money; but when both are undertaken at once, together, this act is called blackmail and is prohibited A second so-called paradox is that if the blackmailer initiates the act, this is seen by jurists as blackmail and illicit, while if the blackmailee (the person blackmailed) originates the… CONTINUE READING

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