Thursday, June 07, 2007

Mad conviction overturned

According to The Register, the teacher who was convicted (for forty years) for displaying porn to children has been granted a retrial. This trial was completely shambolic (original story) and has been deconstructed in detail here and here. This was a case of people who failed to understand technology combined with a degree of fundamentalism and extreme prudery combining to make a mockery of justice. It just goes to reinforce my view that nobody should be allowed anywhere near a computer without having some sort of basic training first.

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