Online sex offender? No more Internet for you

A new New Jersey law prohibits anyone convicted of using a computer to commit a sex offense from using computers or accessing the Internet for part or all of their parole.

New Jersey acting Gov. Richard Codey signed a bill into law Thursday that prohibits anyone convicted of using a computer to commit a sex offense from using computers or accessing the Internet for part or all of their parole, according to Information Week.

Makes sense, in a very parental sort of way. Abuse your privileges and they'll get taken away. But such punishment will no doubt be viewed by some as a civil rights violation.

Read the full story at Information Week: "New Jersey bars some sex offenders from Internet."

 

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