- Happy New Year, 2018 Mugshot Publishing Award
- 2018 Summer Mugshot Racket Industry News Updates!
- Looking Back at Some of 2017’s Top News!
- Sunshine State Set to Become Less Shady ?
- Please Ask Florida’s Governor to Sign SB 118!
- SB 118 and More News
- 2017 Legislation Update
- Bailbondcity.com: Another example of Florida’s Failure to Pass a Mugshot Site Law
- Citing Online Publication and Privacy, Feds Exempt Mugshots From FOIA
- Help Reach A 1,000 Signatures On This Petition
Monthly Archives: March 2016
One thing that inefficient lawmakers and those behind the mugshot racket have in common is that many of them live quite comfortably in the state of Florida. Take a quick a glance at this page of online petitions and you will get … Continue reading
Instead of just admitting that shaming their local communities with online mugshot galleries is an incredibly profitable endeavor that they can’t afford to lose, the journalism community has come up with a “secret arrest” theory to try to stop recent … Continue reading
As lawmakers across the U.S.A. look for the solution that will put an end to the online mugshot extortion racket, many proposals are being blocked by journalists as a first amendment impasse. A recently postponed bill in Virginia that proposes to update the … Continue reading
Apparently, The New Jersey State Assembly has really put a damper on the celebrated release of the state’s “Best mug shots of 2013” by voting 69-11 in favor of A3906. Woe is NJ.com and every other NJ newspaper editorial board. Making the assumption that lawmakers … Continue reading
Thanks to this fantastic New York Times article Google search results have kicked mugshot extortion websites to the curb. MasterCard, American Express, Discover and PayPal also sent the right message to consumers by shutting the door on these shady“businesses.” It’s now overdue … Continue reading
Posted on September 11, 2013 by Bordeos2000 A new law in Texas “relating to certain business entities engaged in the publication of mug shots and other information regarding the involvement of an individual in the criminal justice system; providing a civil penalty” went … Continue reading
Public humiliation as a means of punishment is alive and well in American courtrooms. Whether or not the scarlet letter approach of sentencing people to create “buzz” about their own indiscretions is what we need as a society makes for an interesting … Continue reading
But you don’t have take our word for it. Read about what the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center has to say. Then go file YOUR complaint. WEBSITES POSTING MUG SHOTS AND EXTORTION (IC3 Scam Alert June 19, 2013) The IC3 has … Continue reading
To help BUILD THE HYPE for the upcoming Mugshot Tabloid Hall of Shame Page, I am excited to announce our nomination for the 2013 Mugshot Tabloid Publisher of the Year Award! It is my pleasure to present ….drumroll… David Bryant, 31, of Spartanburg, … Continue reading
Journalistic Commercial Mugshot Publishing III: Journalists Lobbying on Behalf of the Mugshot Racket?
Posted on April 22, 2013 by Bordeos2000 Journalists across the country are really stepping up to bat for the mug shot extortion industry by lobbying against legislation aimed to stop it. In order to fully understand the imprudence behind why they are doing … Continue reading