British Twitter airport ‘joke’ trial heads to the High Court

A man who was convicted and fined for a Twitter message threatening to blow up an airport has said he will take his case to the High Court.Paul Chambers was convicted in May for sending a menacing electronic communication.A recent appeal failed to overturn the conviction, sparking outrage amongst Twitter users.The 27-year-old accountant will now be represented by high-profile human rights lawyer Ben Emmerson.

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