Sunday, November 12, 2006

Death Row Inmates Pages On MySpace Draw Criticism

An AP newswire article, via, reports that:

Crime victim advocates are upset that at least 30 Texas death row inmates have had pages on the popular Internet site MySpace created for them.

Andy Kahan, who directs the crime victims office for Houston Mayor Bill White, has sent an e-mail to MySpace asking it to reconsider having pages created and maintained for convicted criminals, particularly murderers. As Kahan puts it, "I think you ought to draw the line somewhere."

Since no Texas inmate has Internet access, friends and families create the pages and post their writings for them.

More here.

(Props, Flying Hamster.)


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