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    Default Child Porn Operators Prosper as Law Targets Online Gamblings

    While US legislators wring their hands and focus on Online Gambling Child Porn Operators flourish. The BBC reports a rise of 64% in the number of Kiddie Porn sites discovered online with the bulk of them based in the US. The number of Russian sites also doubled in 2002. It's important to note that this is the number of sites found by investigators. It's believed far more go undiscovered.

    Nothing like having your priorities straight US

    Full Story : http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/3170937.stm

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    No kidding! :shake: They're busting their butts to make online gambling illegal because they can't get their hands on the money - yet they're allowing our children to be endangered by active & latent pedophiles getting pumped up on child porn sites. :

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    I think the adult webmaster community does more to try to stop child porn than the law does. In return the law (and visa) persecutes the responsible webmasters and allows extortionists like acacia to flourish.

    It seems to be a question of hitting easy targets for political or fiscal gain, rather than accepting the responsibility of protecting taxpayers.

    In England the police give more priority to collecting fines from motorists that exceed the speed limit by small amounts than to detecting and arresting thieves and rapists. It's easier to swell the coffers by reading registration numbers than by doing a bit of detective work.

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    collecting fines from motorists
    They do that in Holland too :LOL: You can get away with a lot here it seems, but driving too hard is not one of them.
    I must have paid a couple of thousands now over the last ten years But I'm learning :rof:

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    Slow learner, huh?!?! :LOL:

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    :rof: :rof: :rof:

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    You have a right to your opinions but please don't lump all police in with your opinions. We all didn't eat donuts and sit around chugging coffee nor did we all let the rapists and thieves go just so we could catch a speeder or other type of traffic ne'er do well. :shake:

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    That was a comment on England. The police haven't got time to look at my car after i had 3,500 of stuff stolen from it, but they can find 5 policeman to scan motorist on a 50mph limit on a dual carriageway where there has never been an accident.

    They have also closed the magistrates court in Winchester (Britain's second most important court complex) for "efficiency" . The police now don't charge many criminals because they don't have the time to attend court all day when they are tried in Basingstoke (the new combined magistrate's court).

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    Bill, I am certain most if not all the comments negative towards law enforcement are aimed not at the sincere and IMO underpaid law officers, but rather at those responsible for designating priorities of the law officers.

    I didn't know you used to be a cop. Crap, we might know each other.

    note: I am not and have never been in law enforcement. I'll leave you all to figure out that connection :LOL:


    ... jus kiddin'..... if there's any truth to that, its just cause I'm onery.

    and for the record, I've never even had a DUI, just a lot of speeding tickets. If I did anything else.....

    I've never been caught.

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    Hey Bill,

    thought you might get a kick out of this: found on my site at www.onlinebettingbuddy.com/gambling_article.html

    The next time you get caught speeding, just pull over in front of the police car before it has even had time to get moving, or if it's moving, before they have time to turn the lights and siren on.
    I did; the officer approached my car, now resting on the side of the road directly in front of his still parked car, and said in the usual polite but suspicious police tone, "Sir, may I ask why you pulled off the road?".
    I answered, "You know why. You got me."
    The officer smiled at me and said, "all right, slow down, you were going 20 miles over." - followed by a stern stare.
    I imagine that officer hears an excuse for speeding everyday about as many times as McDonalds hears: "would you like fries with that?"
    Its just a job to them, until you make it personal. YOU did something wrong, not them. YOU got caught. Admit it, be friendly, and get on with what will inevitably happen anyway. You never know, it might even end up getting you off.

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    AcesFun understanding how you might feel it's not the officers who are at fault. As bb1 stated it's the management/politicians who decide what is important unless those people are changed. I was just voicing my own opinion as I feel all laws are important whether it's traffic or otherwise.

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    I was a police officer for 21 yrs. and worked investigations for 12 of those. I was in the Chicago area so I doubt you would have known me then.

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    Sorry Bill if you took my comments to be aimed at the officers. It's not the officers that cut the budget for the police department and compensate by saying they can keep the money from the speeding tickets. The police didn't close Winchester magistrates court either, in fact they are very annoyed about it as it wastes a lot of police time now.

    It is time there was a bit of a rethink though. Extortionists like Visa and acacia should be taken to task. Similarly it would be better to block child p-o-r-n and spammers rather than well managed casinos and sites with pictures of adults with no clothes on.

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    No problem Ace, I totally agree with you that kiddie porn should be wiped out off the internet as it's disgusting and has no place in any society. Politicians and bankers have a problem when it comes to common sense but we can only hope.

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    I got a good story for you Bill that comes from up that way .... sorta.

    A while back (okay, 20yrs ago) I had a girlfriend move from here to Detroit, because she was some kind of bigwig at Marriot hotels. anyway, she sent me a plane ticket and told me to come and visit, which I did, but the flight had a layover in Chicago.

    *these flights left every hour on the hour.

    anyway, I missed my connecting flight because I was drinking in the bar, and then when I DID hear the flight was taking off, it was for the following hour.

    so I showed up an hour late and to my surprise, she was still there, so off we went to her place.

    *I guess here is where I should mention that we used to get in arguments back at home all the time, and usually she'd be driving. They weren't really arguments, but she would nag, nag, nag. - when she did that I'd say "stop the car and let me out". Well where I live everybody knows me and I've probably never walked more a mile or two in my life (around here) without somebody coming along that knew me. So I'd always catch a ride and it pissed her off to no end because I could get out anywhere and it was no bother.

    sorry this is getting to be so long, but it's worth it.

    anyway, so we get back to where her apartments are, and she's nagging, and so I say, "stop and let me out".

    she did, and I walked over to a little pub across from her apartments.

    I went in and made friends and 4 hours later it's closing time and one of the people in the bar offered to give me a ride to her apartment.

    that was when I found out the apartment complex went on forever. and there was no way I was gonna find her car.

    But we tried and finally the guy said he had to get home cause his wife was gonna think he'd been out cheating.

    this was a cold time of the year and I had no idea what to do, so I called information to get her phone number. (I'd forgotten it)

    anyway, so ATT won't help me, because I can't tell the B_tch which part of the city she / I was in.

    so I finally said, "well give me the police then".

    she says I don't know what they can do for you and I said don't you worry about that.

    so police answer and I go thru the whole story, (keep in mind what I've heard about Detroit also had me kinda nervous) and they said we don't know what we can do for you

    And I replied, "Well where I'm from, on the side of the police car it say, to protect and serve, and I need a little bit of both right now".

    a few minutes later 3 cars showed up, turned out I was right on the intersection of two counties and a city, and all three showed up.


    the first was a woman (Thank God) and I told her my story and she had my GF on the phone in about 2 min.

    when she came pulling into the parking lot (only the lady cop had stayed) I could see her already nagging at me before I even opened the door.

    as I thanked the officer one last time, I asked her, (with GF nagging in the background) "is it too late to arrest me?"

    you guys are tops in my book and when I get caught doing something wrong, I don't blame the catcher.

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    Thanks bb1, good story and if you and I make the retreat I'll tell you a few of my own.

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    BB1 - I'd of told the cop to keep your ass! :LOL: :rof: :LOL: :rof: Good story! :LOL:

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