Fight fire with fire? A little thing about the reactions to art theft.
Yeah, art theft is annoying and disrespectful, but I find it horrifying the way people respond to them now, the way people mob at someone without giving them a chance to have a say. Sometimes they just don't understand the rules and a little explanation is in order. But if a group of people is raging at them after they haven't been on to even reply to the original request and find an inbox full of rude hate mail, they become defensive and rude right back and that gets no one anywhere.
We against art theft should not become a lynch mob unless the offender brings out the h