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A Well Meaning Idea, Gone Wrong

Google, Politics, Society, Technology

Some amazingly well meaning folks are trying to do a very stupid thing.

What would you say if I told you that every rapist on the planet, had unlimited access to water, the day before he raped someone?  Would you decide that we need to ban water, to cut down on the number of rapes?

StopChildPredators, in a misguided attempt to protect children, are suggesting that Google’s Street View uploads images of minors, and places where minors live, or congregate without parental consent. They say that the technology can be misused by child predators to target children. They are at least partially correct that child predators can use the technology.  So, do we ban EVERY technology that child predators can use?

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