I hate to get all serious and controversial, but I see a growing global trend of preposterous legalities. There has recently been a man in Australia jailed for buying/watching animated sex involving characters like children. It shouldn’t be surprising given Australia’s zero tolerance position (that and more found in this wikipedia article: legal status of cartoon pornography depicting minors). But a whole cacophony of details make this story icky all over.
Before we launch into the meat of them let’s consider how damning the man’s legal/behavior history is with previous convictions for assaulting teenagers. Now that we’ve considered that let’s stop thinking about it. It is not the point here.Continue reading Heavens help me, I’m reading the news