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Old 06-28-2016, 02:57 PM
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Originally Posted by PastTense View Post
The question that immediately arises is if the tightrope walk was illegal. Most of these are. And if it is illegal you don't want the authorities to show up and arrest you before you can do it. Thus you are very careful about early notifications.
It was absolutely illegal; Petit worked covertly with a team to figure out how to string the cable, and then to actually do so.

In the end, all charges against him were dropped.