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Some sense at last

By Steven | July 28, 2012

Paul Chambers, the guy who was convicted of sending a menacing communication for a tweet about blowing up an airport after it was closed due to bad weather, has won his appeal. In fact it took two appeals before he got some judges who realised what everyone else knew from the get-go: this was joke. The lower court judges had no problems taking his tweet seriously but didn’t take the same attitude to his free speech arguments.

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