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#Twitter Joke Trial

From TheJournal.ie DPP in UK set to issue social media guidelines Social Media

DPP in UK set to issue social media guidelines

The announcement was made by the Director of Public Prosecutions in the UK in order to ‘assist them [prosecutors] in deciding whether criminal charges should be brought’.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's a gun in my carry-on... LOL': when jokes bomb at the airport Not Funny

'There's a gun in my carry-on... LOL': when jokes bomb at the airport

Jokes about weapons and explosives are a serious no-no at airports – here’s why…

From TheJournal.ie #TwitterJokeTrial: Man wins appeal against conviction after airport bomb tweet Twitter

#TwitterJokeTrial: Man wins appeal against conviction after airport bomb tweet

Paul Chambers sent a tweet in January 2010 in which he joked he would blow up Robin Hood Airport in Yorkshire.

From TheJournal.ie England’s top judge to hear appeal in ‘Twitter joke trial’ Twitter Joke Trial

England’s top judge to hear appeal in ‘Twitter joke trial’

Paul Chambers is appealing his conviction over an angry tweet in which he joked he would blow an airport “sky high”.

Stephen Fry "prepared to go to prison" over Twitter joke trial

Fry made the comments at a benefit gig for Paul Chambers, the man convicted for sending a menacing communication via Twitter in which he jokingly threatened to blow an airport up.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you need to know before 9am: Gardaí make five arrests in relation to a massive drugs haul; good news for cash-strapped ESB customers; presidential elections in Nigeria; and Stephen Fry is prepared to go to prison.

'Twitter joke trial' convict to appeal to High Court

Paul Chambers has opted to appeal his conviction for “menace”, after joking about bombing an English airport on Twitter.

From TheJournal.ie "I Am Spartacus" meme surfaces to protest Twitter 'Joke' ruling Iamspartacus This post contains images

"I Am Spartacus" meme surfaces to protest Twitter 'Joke' ruling

Paul Chambers’ fine for a tweet saying he wanted to blow up an airport irks the Twitterati – who reprint the same message.

From TheJournal.ie Paul Chambers loses appeal against Twitter joke conviction Twitter Joke Trial This post contains images

Paul Chambers loses appeal against Twitter joke conviction

Man fined £1,000 for ‘menacing’ Twitter message in which he joked about blowing up an airport.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Thursday Take 5

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.