OneEye589 wrote:Theblackdog wrote:@OneEye: habitable planets are prime real estate... are you really gonna waste one of them just to store your criminals?
It depends. Some sci-fi thingies have machines to refine the atmosphere. Also, I would much rather be able to place all criminals from across 50 planets onto one other planet without a way off.
It probably wouldn't work anyway, as there would always be secret organizations going to said planet and taking people off, which defeats the purpose.
doubt it would be any kind of open prison, but all the parts and centers would be spread out, if a riot started in one prison center, guards would be able to deal with it without other prisoners knowing and starting subsequent riots.