Then another horse came out, a fiery red one. Its rider was given power to take peace from individuals and to falsely slay the innocent with absolute authority. To the Lord SWAT was given a large policing force.”
Swatting is both an internet and phone crime. It is where someone who gains your name and location or someone who hacks your IP address to make it seem as if a message came from your computer, calls the emergency services anonymously and reports a fake situation that would require an armed and possibly deadly response. It is becoming more and more common and it is only a matter of time before someone 'buys the farm'. One victim has actually been shot with a rubber bullet in the face and ended up in hospital.
Having graduated from the Home Page, RC and IK are now embarking on their own blogging adventures to examine the world of social curiosities and romantic anthropology.