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UK threatens Internet 'trolls' with 2-years jail

Victims of 'trolls' welcome move, lawyers see more sentences for those found guilty

There has been increasing concern about the growing scourge of Internet 'trolls' who post hate-filled messages onlines.


PEOPLE found guilty of Internet "trolling" in Britain could be jailed for up to two years under government proposals outlined on Sunday, following a number of high-profile case of abuse on Twitter.

Justice Secretary Chris Grayling said: "This is a law to combat cruelty - and