Hopefully in the future Massachusetts will strengthen their laws and make it so the act of conversing sexually with a minor is prosecuted in a manner consistent with most of the rest of the country.
For now though, the outcome that Edward Rozmiarek has been fired, that the media has reported why, and now that his words and actions online have been documented...
As the article notes, there are other arrests out there which simply aren't covered by media outlets.
Since "To Catch a Predator" ran it's course, we've been focusing on working with police and just getting arrests.
To illustrate that, this isn't just a note about our 600th conviction, but rather that we're shooting beyond 600 with two convictions scheduled to be posted each week until mid-June. We've been getting convictions now since our first... If you'd like to help us push towards 700, swing by our forums and say hello on our discord.
We're taking volunteers for every position, from chat contributor to content creator to phone verifier and all that jazz.
Unfortunately, the laws do vary greatly from state to state.
Normally whenever we post a chat log on our website, it is of a person that has been convicted in their state.
Most of them don't hit the media, as arrests of males trying to sexually abuse minors don't raise much interest by reporters, but they all hit the courthouse.
Our organization is still bringing on chat-log contributors and phone verifiers.
Because we couldn't get him to cross into New York, he couldn't be arrested.
Since he didn't offer or want to take the decoy across state lines into Massachusetts, he couldn't be arrested.