MySpace and U.S. Attorneys General Agree to Fight Sexual Predators
The measures — details here — won’t do anything to stop child predators on MySpace. But, on the other hand, there isn’t really any problem with child predators — just a tiny handful of highly publicized stories — on MySpace. It’s just security theater against a movie-plot threat. But we humans have a well-established cognitive bias that overestimates threats against our children, so it all makes sense.