So this guy made £35,000 selling forged celebrity autographs, and they caught him. Good. But theyve also charged him with copyright violations, which is crap; and theyve decided to lock him in a cage for 21 months, which is absurd. He should be forced to pay back the people he ripped off, to be sure; but he poses no serious danger to anybody. And even if I believed in retributive punishment, which I dont, how could anyone think nearly two years imprisonment was a proportionate response to selling fake autographs?
Of course there is nothing unusual about this case.