He was prosecuted under section 127 of the Communications Act 2003 for sending an “indecent, obscene or menacing” message.
The more I dwell upon this, the more I feel sick to my stomach. This country is ruined and there truly is tyranny.
My commiserations to Paul Chambers, and here’s hoping the sentence will be lenient, and not even a sniff of custodial.
UPDATE: £1000 fine.
UPDATE: With pledges of help with Paul’s fine mounting up on Twitter, Old Holborn is on the case of (i) finding out if Paul wants this help and (ii) getting it done.