One year on

QCIC is a year old. To be honest, I didn't remember the anniversary till my co-blogger Dr Manhattan pointed it out to me.We've slowed down a little while we've both got a few other responsibilities, but I still have a growing pile of material to blog about!Thanks to all our readers and commentators!

Jurisdiction for web-based offences

In January this year the United Kingdom Court of Appeal decided it had jurisdiction to try three people accused of posting racially inflammatory material on the internet even though the web-server hosting the material was in the USA.In R v Sheppard [2010] EWCA Crim 65, the accused wrote and edited the material in England; uploaded …

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