Friday June 03, 2016

Arrests For Social Media Posts Surge In London

If you removed everything from social media sites that was "intended to offend or menace" what would be left? Damn near half the stuff you see on Facebook is intended to offend or menace. And don't get me started on all the other crap people post on Facebook that SHOULD be against the law. wink

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The Register reports that the number of arrests made for obscene, anxiety-causing, and otherwise offensive messages has increased by 37 percent since 2010. The most common type of these arrests is for "Sending messages intended to offend or menace," accounting for over 60 percent of all crimes included under Section 127 of the Communications Act 2003.

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