Reply to post: Re: Wouldn't it be cheaper...

Prisoners' 'innovative' anti-IMSI catcher defence was ... er, tinfoil

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Re: Wouldn't it be cheaper...

by way of a deterrent to others?

The lags haven't been deterred by the threat of "up to" life imprisonment, and even in territories where capital punishment is still used regularly and with gay abandon (like Saudi, or China), it doesn't seem very effective in stopping transgressions.

On the other hand, in the phone-in-jail context, humiliating corporal punishments might be effective, like supergluing the phone back in its original hiding place, and then force feeding the lag a big curry, whilst all the other inmates watch and jeer.

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