The general public are given Asbos so officials can keep an eye on them, but this system is now being forced onto the Internet in the form of “Internet Asbos.”
Internet Asbos could be handed out to people who spread racial hatred online, which will also see people being banned from social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter.
Over the weekend the word ‘Holocaust‘ was one of the top keywords on Twitter, and since then news has been reported where MP’s has discussed with the Crown Prosecution Service on sending out prevention orders to those using the Internet for hate crimes.
These prevention orders are already being used to restrict sex offenders gaining online access, the same process could be applied to hate crimes.
Within the MP’s report the top 35 keywords used on Twitter included “Holocaust”, Prime Minister David Cameron explained in the report it is “hugely important”, also mentioning they are tackling anti-Semitism where it goes right to the heart of what we stand for as a country.
The Mirror reports, just between April and November of 2014 data from the Metropolitan Police showed to the panel included 306 anti-Semitic incidents and 236 offences in London alone.
Do you think UK Internet Asbos should be handed out for anti-Semetism?