With Power of Social Media Growing, Police Now Monitoring and Criminalizing Online Speech

Greenwald, Glenn
http://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/01/06/police-increasingly-monitoring-criminalizing-online-speech/

Publisher:  The Intercept
Date Written:  06/01/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX17126

Criminal cases for online political speech are now commonplace in the UK, notorious for its hostility to basic free speech and press rights. As The Independent's James Bloodworth reported last week, "around 20,000 people in Britain have been investigated in the past three years for comments made online."

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