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Submission + - Man arrested for offensive joke posted on Facebook (bbc.co.uk)

An anonymous reader writes: Tasteless joke posted on Facebook sees man arrested in the UK under section 127 of the Communications Act for ending a public electronic communication which is 'grossly offensive'.
Matthew Wood, 20, of Eaves Lane, Chorley, UK will appear before Chorley Magistrates' Court on Monday.

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Man arrested for offensive joke posted on Facebook

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