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Opinion: Government paedophile plans are a confusing web of ideas - Tech Digest
Jonathan Weinberg writes... OK, so let's do a straw poll. What do you think would stop a sex offender abusing children? I know this is not a comfortable topic but it is an extremely important one in tech and Internet terms. Stiffer sentences maybe? The threat of castration? A life term in jail? Perhaps even death by lethal injection? We've all had those "If I were Home Secretary" moments and this is one of them because the plans today released by the UK's Home Secretary Jacqui Smith seem the worst kind of limp proposals for such a serious matter...