Even if the illegal activity is decriminalized in other states, do local law enforcment, have the right to investagate, and use this post on the internet against someone in court?
Protected speech can be used to investigate, introduced as evidence, and used to convict.
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Absolutely. Any open source of information may give rise to any criminal investigation as such submission are not protected by any privilege.
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Yes, local law enforcement could use his post in court as evidence of wrong doing.
Never post anything on the Internet you would not want your mother to know!
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