[NA-Discuss] Fw: Ban Use of Social Media - British PM

ebw at abenaki.wabanaki.net ebw at abenaki.wabanaki.net
Mon Aug 15 22:56:41 UTC 2011

> ... the recent riots in Britain as being the
> works of cowards and punks rather than legitimate protest.

While it may not be necessary to hold an opinion on the nature of these
recent civil disturbances, the nature of the state response to more than
the guarantee of a functioning social communications fabric is also quite
The site formerly known as afterdowningstreet.org, now warisacrime.org,
reports that a mother of two, who was asleep at home during the riots,
has been given a five-month jail sentence for accepting running shorts
stolen by someone else.

The sentencing pattern appears to be inconsistent with anything I recall
during the miners strike of 1984-1985, when I lived in London.


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