In Iowa, anonymous tipsters can call a toll-free number to report fellow drivers for littering. In New York, passersby are asked to report on naughty nannies. Do these schemes encourage an unhealthy culture of snitching, or are they useful tools in making people more responsible?
Jill Starishevsky, launched HowsMyNanny.com in October; former New York City prosecutor
Lior Strahilevitz, assistant professor of law at the University of Chicago Law School
Alexandra Natapoff, associate professor of law at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles