Twitter hate pair imprisoned after pleading guilty to sending “menacing” tweets
Social Media

Twitter hate pair imprisoned after pleading guilty to sending “menacing” tweets

Isabella Sorley, 23, and John Nimmo, 25, have both been handed a prison sentence after sending tweets to journalist and equality campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez in July last year.  They pleaded guilty to sending by means of a public electronic communications network messages which were menacing in character, contrary to Section 127(1) (A) of the Communications … Continue reading

Employment Issues / Social Media

Hospital worker faces dismissal for inappropriate tweeting as ‘Sir Cockhardt’

A hospital worker may be declared unfit to practise medicine after a series of messages sent through Twitter came to light. Paul Nam, under the pseudonym ‘Sir Cockhardt’, a former United Lincolnshire Hospital Trust worker, tweeted such comments as, “I was going to save the pubes from the first patient I shaved today and stick … Continue reading