My tweet may annoy you, but it shouldn't land me in jail
Published 21/04/2015 | 02:30
Should posting an annoying tweet be a criminal offence? Should sharing something "indecent" attract a fine or possible jail time?
If legislation to go before the Dáil is adopted, both of these situations could become law.
"A person who sends a message or other matter that is grossly offensive or is indecent, obscene or menacing is guilty of an offence," reads the bill, proposed by Pat Rabbitte.