London Riots: The Boundaries of Freedom of Expression

By: Thursday August 11, 2011 6:30 am

Four nights of riots in the United Kingdom (the first three primarily in London) have given way to calls for the arrests of those who have used mobile technology or social networking to “incite violence.” Deputy Assistant Commissioner Stephen Kavanagh said some messages on Twitter related to the riots have been “really inflammatory” and “accurate” and that officers should consider arresting those who sent incitements to violence on Twitter.


London Riots: A Symptom of the ‘Burning’ & ‘Looting’ of UK Public Services

By: Tuesday August 9, 2011 4:40 pm

Riots have gripped London for the past three nights and, as communities move to clean up, there is increased tension and the possibility of more property damage.

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