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Social Naming Of Victims Should Cost More

Tougher penalties may be needed to deal with Twitter and Facebook users who are "deliberately naming and abusing" rape victims online, a legal adviser to the Crown Prosecution Service has said. In a House of Lords hearing, Tim Thompson said changes to the law may be needed to prevent the names of children involved in court proceedings and victims of sexual offences getting into the public domain.

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