Re: I think the discussion is going off of the point
Re: "The most striking and egregious thing I find in the article is the fact that a child of 16 was prosecuted
Stange as the most striking thing I saw was the statement:
" Most defendants were said to have admitted to watching live TV without a licence for about a month, on average, though almost all in court pleaded not guilty."
Okay we are missing lots of information, like when they stopped having a licence, but a month isn't very long.