And thus some of the response I’m seeing over my cybercrime series. Which is stupid. The Policeman opened fire and all the other stuff happened because the people who made the stuff happen made it happen. What the victim did or does is irrelevant.
Years back, when an obscure film maker of a you tube video got arrested for …well, objectively for being a perfect scape goat.
I watched my husband and his sister go the full rounds with Dan saying “If they arrested him for anything, it was for making a movie against Islam, and do you want to set that precedent” and her saying “Well, he was violating his parole which required him to not post on the net.”
Even though we tried to make her see that without the need for a scapegoat, he’d never have been arrested for a “parole violation” she told us it was fair that he be arrested. After all, if he weren’t a criminal, he wouldn’t have been arrested.
Yesterday Larry posted — sorry I was/am out of the country till next week and therefore don’t know the details — about police called to an incident…
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