I know, I know! "It's the Internet!" It happens regularly on the internet.
But the internet is a pretty big space. Your neighborhood?.....not so much.
Basically, I think people are bending over backwards as if this were different than any other theft because "It's the internet!!" Maybe I'm a bit jaded, but I think the internet is a lot like every other space.....creeps abound!
And then there's the "celebrity factor" too. That makes it easier for people to go in one direction or another.
Then throw in the sex, and we've got a trifecta