The issue of rape and bomb threats made over Twitter has been in the British news recently. Essentially, a woman campaigned to get Jane Austen on bank notes, so some men threatened to come and rape her and/or bomb her. A proportionate response, obviously. </sarcasm>
If you think this is an infringement of ‘freedom of speech’ or if you’re wondering why this matters, why people have been arrested over this, why she shouldn’t ‘just get over it’ or why thousands of people will be boycotting Twitter on Sunday 4th of August, here’s an article to explain.