Judge Blasts Police Over “Transphobic” Tweet Visit, Warning

Elvera Bartels

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“In this region we have by no means experienced a Cheka, a Gestapo or a Stasi”

In a circumstance intently watched by professionals in IT and internet law, as perfectly as the info stability group, a British choose has blasted police about their check out to the workplace of a gentleman who posted allegedly “transphobic” tweets, stating the check out and purported threats to prosecute, ended up a “disproportionate interference with the Claimant’s proper to freedom of expression”.

The circumstance revolves all over tweets about transgender troubles posted by the claimant, Harry Miller, involving November 2018 and January 2019 that he explained as part of debate about reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004, on which the Governing administration consulted in 2018. They ended up reported to Humberside Police by a transgender girl identified as Mrs B.

The police recorded them as a “non-crime despise incident”, and

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