Whoops! Peaches Geldof Gives Her Twitter Followers Something Juicy To Read
PEACHES Geldof used her Twitter blog to name the two women linked to convicted child abuser Ian Watkins. The two mothers (aged 21 and 24) allowed Watkins, 36, to abuse their children. The court granted the children lifelong anonymity. And then Peaches tweeted their mothers’ names. Foolish.
Geldof then tweeted:
“The babies will most probably be given new identities to protect them from future abuse from other paedos… The question of wether (sic) or not to give anonymity to criminals in cases like this will go on forever. However, these women and Watkins will be gettings (sic) three meals a day, a double bed, cable TV etc – all funded by the tax payer alongside not being named apparently. It makes me sad.”
Think of the children, Peaches. While this all makes a change from reading tweets about Peaches’s own kidzzzz, the idea that she can go to prison for up to two years for a tweet is worth challenging.
Anything posted on the internet amounts to publication. But the difference between now and then is that you can read the women’s names on foreign sites, apparently. Peaches’ mistake is in living in the UK. Her crime might be simply to have Tweeted Whilst British.