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‘Internet asbos’ could be given to trolls who spread anti-Semitism



LONDON — ‘Internet asbos’ could be given to people who spread racial hatred on sites like Twitter and Facebook under news measures outlined for the UK.

A new report from a cross-party group of MPs looking at the rise of anti-semitism in Britain said users behind highly abusive posts could be slapped with asbos or prevention orders, which would block them from certain Internet services

The All-Party Parliamentary Inquiry into Anti-Semitism has asked the Crown Prosecution Service to see if the prevention orders that are used currently to restrict sex offenders’ online access could also be used in hate crime cases …

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