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Postby Kiko4564 » Fri Dec 16, 2016 7:14 pm

If I sent a photograph of a person (which I obtained on Facebook by looking him up) to himself (via his work email address) defaced with a Hitler moustache would I be committing an offence under section 1 of the Malicious Communications Act 1988?
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Re: Hitler moustache

Postby tph » Fri Dec 16, 2016 7:19 pm

Possibly.
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Re: Hitler moustache

Postby atticus » Fri Dec 16, 2016 7:20 pm

Very possibly.

Depending on the circumstances, it is possible that other offences may have been committed.
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Re: Hitler moustache

Postby Hairyloon » Fri Dec 16, 2016 7:43 pm

Try it with a Charlie Chaplin moustache instead?
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Re: Hitler moustache

Postby Spankymonkey » Thu Dec 22, 2016 6:21 pm

There is a blog somewhere on the internet, run by a serving magistrate, where he publishes his stories of life on the bench. I remember seeing an article he'd written once where he'd taken issue with Nigel Farage, because... well, because being a magistrate he was a dyed in the wool liberal. He illustrated his article with a picture of Farage where he'd added a hitler moustache. Two things spring to mind, relevant to the OPs question.

A) It's not funny, it's pathetic.
B) It probably depends who the person is you are adding the hitler moustache too. If it's anyone the police and the magistrates don't like either then I'm sure you will never be prosecuted.
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Re: Hitler moustache

Postby tph » Thu Dec 22, 2016 10:01 pm

It is not a Hitler Moustache it is a Toothbrush Moustache!
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