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Police In Britain Arrest Man For Bomb-Threat Joke On Twitter

January 18th, 2010 01:42 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

An anonymous reader writes “A British man was arrested under anti-terrorism legislation for making a bomb joke on Twitter. Paul Chambers, 26, was arrested under the provisions of the Terrorism Act (2006). His crime? Frustrated at grounded flights over inclement weather, he made a joke bomb threat on the social networking site Twitter.”

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