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.
Posted on January 17, 2008 at 1:12 PM • 18 Comments