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Opinion: Panorama fight video expose proves the web needs policing - Tech Digest
Jonathan Weinberg writes... It takes a lot to shock me and I thought - having worked on and with the internet for the past seven years - that I knew the majority of its positives and negatives. But I'm truly appalled by BBC1's Panorama investigation into real-life violent videos uploaded onto the web. Shown on the channel last night, reporters looked at the people who film the sickening scenes, those who have fallen prey to the stupidly named "happy-slapping" attacks (do you see the victims smiling?) and it also focused on the firms allowing such videos to be shown to millions of cyberspace viewers...