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Saturday, March 18, 2017

Tweet to journalist causes epilepsy seizure, man arrested - CNN.com

CNN)A Maryland man was arrested Friday and charged with cyberstalking after allegedly tweeting an animated strobe image to a journalist with epilepsy.

The flashing image sent to Kurt Eichenwald, a Newsweek senior writer and Vanity Fair contributing editor, on December 15 came with the message: "You deserve a seizure for your post," according to the criminal complaint.
Eichenwald said the image triggered a seizure and he then sought to identify the person who sent it.

via www.cnn.com

Does this mean I can get tweeters arrested who make my butt hurt?

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