Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday July 09, 2013

Should Online Jokes Be Criminal?

If saying stupid stuff online was a crime, half of us would be locked up right now. wink

The internet is full of attention-seeking trolls and snarky teenagers. Is the law current enough to deal with their offensive comments and threats? "His comment was facetious. It was also rude and inappropriate. But they were trash talking," says Don Flanary, a lawyer who has taken on the case pro bono.