"IN the united states, with the help of an application to his mobile see where there are pedophiles."
"It is only a matter of time until a similar service comes to Sweden, but it is unclear whether it would be legal."
"Just a couple of clicks away on your iPhone is ”Offender Locator."
"With the application, you can use the GPS function to see where there are pedophiles and other sex offenders in the neighborhood."
"Already had the information been available online on the internet for all who want to know."
"It is only a matter of time before the service comes to Sweden too, according to Annika Lagerqvist Veloz Roja, associate professor in public law at Stockholm university."
"– My view is that we in Sweden are a bit confused about this jättesnabba development. Previously media reporting about the offenders built on the voluntary rules and självsaningen but now, when the new groups, with different ethics, publishes in a different way so there will be a relaxation of the system, " she says to SVT."
"It is unclear if a Swedish variant of the app would be legal in Sweden. The chancellor of justice Göran Lambertz would not comment on the issue until the investigation after being notified of the service and consider themselves to be vilified."
"in the Past, it has been reported that sex offenders been hanged out on Swedish websites. Lambertz is unsure if there is any difference in the publication of the data on a website or to offer them through an app."
"– The technical solutions create difficulties, but to order the service can in all cases not to be delinquent. However, could it be that the person providing the service makes himself guilty of libel if you spread information which can be missaktande for the person it is about, " he says to SVT."
"The u.s. the app has been downloaded more than a million times since it came out in June, CNN reports."