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Penial Colonies?

Postby Time_Traveller on Thu Dec 23, 2010 11:48 am

I think we will have Penial Colonies for those criminals with a knack for escaping from even the most secure prison facilities, and those individuals the government wants to be rid of permanently, a life-sentence to a penal colony is usually the most common solution. Penal colonies are typically Class 3 Colony worlds, requiring decades of terraforming work. A prisoner sentenced to such a place faces a bleak life of mining planetary resources or maintaining the terraforming machinery, under the watchful eyes of a small team of wardens. Revolt is discouraged by withholding of supplies maybe make the first one on New Zealand in 2105?
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Re: Penial Colonies?

Postby Prolite on Sun Dec 26, 2010 8:28 am

Why have a criminal do a robot's job or someone who can earn a decent living? Besides, it costs money to keep criminals around.
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Re: Penial Colonies?

Postby ExplorerAtHeart on Sun Dec 26, 2010 9:56 pm

NEW ZEALAND? Heck no, that place has too good of a climate and 4 million people. Try the Antarctic Peninsula. That way if the prisoners escape it would make it really hard for them to survive long.

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Re: Penial Colonies?

Postby Italian Ufo on Fri Dec 31, 2010 5:18 pm

Crime will be drasticcly reduced in the future.
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Re: Penial Colonies?

Postby wjfox2009 on Sat Jan 01, 2011 7:17 pm

One possibility is that prisons in the future will be virtual. Your mind will be uploaded to a virtual prison. For the most serious offenders, this could be a kind of personal hell that is tailored depending on the crime.
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Re: Penial Colonies?

Postby Nick1984 on Sat Jan 01, 2011 7:26 pm

May as well use Britain, the rest of the world already dumps it's undesirables on us anyway.
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