New prosecution guidance on offensive speech online: sensible, but the law is still out of date – UK Human Rights Blog

“The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has published interim guidance on when to prosecute people for grossly offensive and obscene messages they send on social media. The guidelines are now subject to a full public consultation. Earlier this year, I took part in a series of round table discussions with the DPP over how the guidelines would look.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 19th December 2012