I thought they already were. Then I noticed this was Ireland-UK. I guess they were just following what is being done here. I realize this is related to many other things we discuss here. But, I think this does have additional significance when you recall this. The article is ~10 months old. However, things have not improved since then. They have actually become worse (reference thread "Please tell me (criminalizing the antiwar movement)"). The noose is tightening.