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Posts Tagged ‘Convicted’

Man Convicted For Tweeting A Joke Takes His Case To The High Court

“Crap! Robin Hood airport is closed. You’ve got a week and a bit to get your shit together otherwise I’m blowing the airport sky high!” 

That’s the tweet that got trainee accountant Paul Chambers a criminal record, earning him the title of first British citizen to be convicted for something he tweeted. However, Chambers isn’t going down without a fight, and has challenged the conviction in the UK high court.
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One Tweet Sends Sex Offender Back to Jail

If his crime wasn’t so disgusting, this would be a completely eye-roll-worthy story: a sex offender has landed himself in jail, after being offered probation, for breaking a single rule that his judge had set – no Twitter.
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