If this ever went to court, police teams could identify the make and model of that sofa from the fabric print of the cushion, track down all the UK distributors of it, get sales records from their retailers, then cross-reference the data with similar sales records of webcams offering this equivalent of colour depth and pixel resolution.

His front door would be off its hinges within 72 hours. You can’t hide behind a mask any more. We are not living in a 1970s horror movie.


“My friend was watching pornographic web cams and saw this scary man wearing a Sonic The Hedgehog mask. He was somehow able to ward off the terror for just enough time to take a screenshot, crop it and send it to me. Please keep my pretend internet name a secret” – Anonymous Friend of Keen Internet Sex Addict.