by Mike Masnick
Mon, Oct 5th 2009 5:33pm
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?
If you liked this post, you may also be interested in...
- Yet Another Lawsuit Hopes A Court Will Hold Twitter Responsible For Terrorists' Actions
- Twitter Kills Another Social Media Monitoring Service's Connection To Its Every-Tweet-Ever Feed
- Team Prenda Finally Goes To Jail: Hansmeier & Steele Indicted & Arrested
- Border Patrol Stops Journalist From Heading To Dakota Pipeline Protests, Searches All Of His Electronic Devices
- State Senator Wants To Turn First Amendment Activity Into 'Economic Terrorism'