Big Brother is watching you

British police forces arrested at least nine people a day for “offensive” online comments last year.
Figures obtained by The Times through the Freedom of Information Act reveal that 3,395 people across 29 forces were arrested last under section 127 of the Communications Act 2003, which makes it illegal to intentionally “cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to another”, in 2016.
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5 Responses to Big Brother is watching you

  1. Winston Smith says:

    Something tells me its a good thing Wirecutter isn’t in the UK.

    • Exile1981 says:

      Hell 90% of the posts are likely to cause someone somewhere to be offended. Our society is filled with perpetually offended people.

  2. Jack says:

    Yup. muzzies & trannies get a pass

  3. Westcoastdeplorable says:

    This is what happens when you live in a country with no Constitution. No freedom of speech allowed in the UK.

  4. Roy says:

    Is there such a thing as a “Freedom of information act” in the UK?

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