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

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

Vic

Re: Wouldn't it be cheaper...

Also deterrents don't work (alas)

Detterents work fine. It's just that harsh penalties are no deterrent; you need effective detection for that.

If the penalty for drug-dealing was one month per conviction, but you were *guaranteed* to get caught every time, then one month would be sufficient; the only people who would even consider dealing were those for whom the profit on a single deal is worth the time in prison. And that means wholesalers might sell to wholesalers, but there would be no retail trade...

Vic.

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