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Facebook rape stirs questions about witnessing crimes online

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jail all the watchers as accompanists they are very easy found through their computers program's registration eg windows

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jail all the watchers as accompanists

Depends if there's legal ground on their locality - if there's a law requiring them to help, even as mere bystanders who just happenstance on a crime

If they somehow aided and abetted, that's another story

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Online viewers might think this was a stunt - some sort of viral marketing. How would anyone watching know that a real crime is being committed? Commercials with bad taste are shown all the time.

Reporting a false crime is also a criminal offense across the USA.

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As a general principle, what happens online should not be treated as different from what happens offline. The Internet is a tool for extending our ability to communicate - it's not some kind of secret fluffy alternate dimension where evil behavior somehow doesn't count.

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Crime of encouraging porno and embarrass them in public by revealing their identities on national news ?

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Welcome to Chicago. Did you bring your Level IV Plates ?

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Does no one know that Kitty Genovese is largely revealed to be an after-the-fact error that became legendary, so everyone believed it?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Kitty_Genovese

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