R v Sheppard; R v Whittle – WLR Daily

Posted February 2nd, 2010 in inciting racial hatred, internet, jurisdiction, law reports, publishing by sally

R v Sheppard; R v Whittle [2010] EWCA Crim 65; [2010] WLR (D) 1

“Where a substantial measure of the alleged activities involved had taken place in England, the English court had jurisdiction to try charges of publishing of racially inflammatory material contrary to s 19(1) of the Public Order Act 1986 even though publication had taken place through a website hosted outside the jurisdiction.”

WLR Daily, 1st February 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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