The problem with "public" property:
If a housewife has the corners of her cupboards clean, and last night's dishes washed, there is no great trouble in the letting police "look through" any more than prospective buyers or inspectors from the gas company.Everyone owns the space, so nobody in particular does, except the government and its officials, who hold the monopoly on the use of force.
Alex Halperin writing for Business Week online:
The campaign to crowd out predators from MySpace.com is gathering steam in Washington. House of Representatives lawmakers proposed a bill on May 9 that would block access to social networks and Internet chat rooms in most federally funded schools and libraries.HT: Slashdot
Friday, May 12, 2006
Posted by Lisa Turner on Friday, May 12, 2006