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A Law Times story details a case where a man argued he was entrapped by an officer posing as an underage girl, in an Internet luring case. Do current laws allow digital entrapment?

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 A Law Times story details a case where a man argued he was entrapped by an officer posing as an underage girl, in an Internet luring case. Do current laws allow digital entrapment?

Yes, while it is important to ensure criminal behaviour does not occur, the current laws allow police to extend their investigative powers in a way that needs examination.
Votes: 9
26.5%  
No, the current laws are appropriate and police should be able to investigate allegations as needed, using different online techniques.
Votes: 25
73.5%  

Number of Voters   34
Start Voting   2017-01-02 00:00:00
End Voting   2017-02-02 00:00:00

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