Credit and debit card companies should be fined if they allow card holders to use them to access to child pornography websites, MPs have said.What..?
Almost 40 have signed a Commons motion calling on the government to bring forward laws, similar to those in the United States, to penalise card providers if their products are involved in such activity.Well, that’s outrageous! How can you blame a third-party for the illegal use to which its service is put?
The motion was tabled by Labour MP Geraint Davies who will present a back-bench bill to parliament on Wednesday.
That’s as crazy as blaming Ford for bank robberies where the villains use a Focus to make their getaway!
Or blaming, and imposing fines, on the Post Office for delivering ransom notes.
Or blaming, and imposing fines, on the benefits office staff for their ‘clients’ using their benefit money to get drunk and cause disrup…
Actually, you know, I could get behind this movement after all!
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