The return of 'something must be done'
Posting footage of assaults and violent acts on websites such as YouTube is a serious issue which MPs should discuss, Commons leader Jack Straw has said.
His call followed a claim by Hartlepool MP Iain Wright that an attack in which a man was kicked unconscious in his constituency could be found online.
Erm, no. Here are some extracts from Youtube's terms and conditions:
"In connection with User Submissions, you further agree that you will not: (iii) submit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate; (v) impersonate another person".
I included (V) as the floppy haired MP for Erdington could be for the high jump.....