Would could easily imagine its like back chatting a Police Officer when you are pulled over... most (normal?) people say "yes sir/ma'am, sorry..." ask some clarifying questions and be on their way. You don't tend to tell them what you think of the laws (which they may not agree with either, but have to uphold), nor whether you think some other officer was out of line when your mate got a ticket for parking badly...
There is enough speculation in the winds about ASIC "targeting" individuals they either have had "lip" from, or to "make an example of them"... so why would anyone want to put their heads above the line?
I would think that is where our associations have to step up, to represent us broadly, and collectively, because on an individual level we don't have the ability to shoulder the pressure should they turn their "laser" on us.
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