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DPP Keir Starmer on social media prosecutions

There has been such an increase in people being arrested for things they have written on Twitter that the most senior prosecutor in England and Wales, Keir Starmer, is issuing new guidelines.

He spoke to the BBC's PM programme about recent cases and what they meant for police and prosecutors.

  • 20 Sep 2012