posted on Jul, 5 2012 @ 04:13 PM
Originally posted by WhisperingWinds
reply to post by bigfatfurrytexan
We are freaking adults, you know? Why do i need a "mom and dad" to watch over everything I do?
You maybe an adult, who doesn't need mom and dad, but I think there are many adults who not only need a mom and dad to tell them what isn't
acceptable, but a big brother to kick the message home .
Will policing the internet do that?
I don't know enough about the net and computers to know if it would.....
edit on 2-7-2012 by WhisperingWinds because: (no reason given)
-This- is the problem. This invalidates every single thing you have said in this thread. Why are you arguing so passionately for something that you
don't even understand? And let me tell you, it wouldn't fix anything. Be up front with me here. Do you pretty much get all of your information
regarding computers/the internet/hacking from sensationalized news coverage and Hollywood?
"What I would like to see is an easier way to track them, so they can be brought to justice."
Did you not read any of my replies about how they already do this? What is "easier" to you?
As I've already stated, there are already methods used to take care of illegal activities online. The article you posted about the credit card
number theft was a story about how the cops BUSTED them. They already have ways to do -all- of this.
"Considering the amount of damage and crime that happens on the net, why shouldn't people have to prove that they are using them within the
I see, guilty until proven innocent.
You are unintentionally illustrating the naivety of the majority of the public regarding computers. The people pushing for policing the internet rely
on this. They convince people that someone is going to diddle their kid the instant they touch a computer, or that some magical hacker is going to
send them into financial ruin, and then they can do whatever they want. This isn't about free music, movies, and porn, it's that that's what they
have convinced everyone it's about. The entertainment industry freaking out was simply a catalyst.