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Twitter users given legal warning in Britain

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Big brother is watching!

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Who decides hat is offensive in the UK these days.

I find the celeb culture and endless talent shows in Uk very offensive, please lock them all up.

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I miss the good old days when the police went after criminals and not twitter users

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Never did see the point of Twitter

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"I miss the good old days when the police went after criminals and not twitter users"

Don't worry, motorists are still by large the easiest target. Far more booty from solvable people than geeks tweeting.

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'A student who mocked English Premier League footballer Fabrice Muamba on Twitter after he collapsed on the pitch with a heart attack in March was jailed for 56 days after admitting a racially aggravated public order offence.'

It's a mean thing to do but the UK shouldn't be jailing people for this. Wow. If he made a quick joke, that's different than saying 'He should die because he's black. Let's kill all the black people.' The second one is hate speech, the first isn't, and no one should be sent to jail because of that.

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what is this? the United Kingdom of China?

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and your thought crimes will of course be selectively enforced, with lighter or commuted sentences for the politically-connected.

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At least freedom of speech still means something in the US. Not as much as it used to thanks to Political Correctness run amok, but still a enough to avoid silliness like this.

what is this? the United Kingdom of China?

Peoples Republic of England

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