What's Illegal About Using Twitter To Organize Protests?
from the someone-please-explain dept
A bunch of folks have been sending in various versions of the story of a guy (described as an “anarchist”) who was allegedly arrested for using social media tools like Twitter to organize protesters at the recent G20 Summit in Pittsburgh. The specific charges are for “hindering prosecution,” but it seems like there must be some details missing. All around, the whole thing sounds pretty extreme. What’s illegal about organizing protesters?