Liam Stacey

One-Off Offense?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK

People who post one-off offensive messages on social media could escape charges, the most senior prosecutor in England and Wales has suggested. "Th...

Met Investigating 'Racist' Tweets Following England Loss To Italy

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Sport

The Metropolitan Police has launched an investigation into alleged racist tweets posted on Sunday night following England's penalty shootout defeat to...

Racist Muamba Tweeter Barred From University

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The student convicted for inciting racial hatred after posting offensive messages about black footballer Fabrice Muamba has been barred from his unive...

Liam Stacey Apologises For Muamba Twitter Outburst

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Sport

Liam Stacey, who was jailed for posting racist remarks on Twitter about Fabrice Muamba, has apologised. Speaking to BBC Wales' Week In Week Out pro...

We Are Chained to Work 24/7 by Our Social Media Profiles

Mark Hillary | Posted 08.07.2012 | UK Tech
Mark Hillary

If a CEO has his position and company name featured on his Twitter profile and Monday to Friday the account features mainly corporate news and comment, then he gets drunk on a Saturday and starts tweeting sexist jokes it is almost impossible to imagine that the 'this is only my personal view' defence would stand.

Troll Hunting

Junaid Alvi | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK Tech
Junaid Alvi

Trolling recently got a lot of media coverage after a 21 year-old Swansea University student, Liam Stacey, was jailed for 56 days for tweeting various racist and offensive comments following the footballer Fabrice Muamba's cardiac arrest.

The Week That Was: Racism Uncovered

Carla Buzasi | Posted 07.06.2012 | UK
Carla Buzasi

On Easter Sunday, as we celebrate new beginnings, Britain appears gripped by attitudes of a bygone era. It has only been three months since the Stephen Lawrence trial finally ended, bringing to a close nearly two decades of pain for his family, and along the way uncovering a culture of inherent racism within the British Police Force. After the guilty verdicts were handed down to Stephen's killers, Gary Dobson and David Norris, the courts, media and to an extent, the British public were all guilty of patting themselves on the back, and believing a great step had been taken forward for race relations within the UK.

Michael Rundle

Policing Racism Online: Liam Stacey, YouTube And The Law Of Big Numbers

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.04.2012 | UK Tech

When Bolton Wanderers footballer Fabrice Muamba collapsed on the pitch at White Heart Lane on 17 March, a 21-year-old student mocked his plight on Twi...

Muamba Abuser Faces Being Kicked Out Of University

PA | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

After being sent straight back to jail on Friday sobbing and shamefaced, university student Liam Stacey faces the prospect of being thrown off his cou...

Muamba Twitter Troll 'Sobered Up' Quickly After Tweets

PA | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK

Twitter "troll" Liam Stacey only began to glimpse the extent of the public anger that his mockery of Fabrice Muamba caused when friends began getting ...

Racism in Evolving Technology

Angelique Pouponneau | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK Tech
Angelique Pouponneau

A 56-day jail sentence could be awaiting Liam Stacey if his appeal today is unsuccessful. Stacey is the 21-year-old student who tweeted racist comment...

Student Jailed For Abusive Muamba Tweet Loses Appeal

PA | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK Sport

University student Liam Stacey, who was jailed for sending offensive messages on Twitter following the collapse of footballer Fabrice Muamba, has had ...

Student Jailed For Abusive Muamba Tweet To Launch Appeal

PA | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK Sport

A student jailed for mocking footballer Fabrice Muamba on Twitter after a near fatal heart attack will attempt to win his release on Friday. A hand...

Student Jailed For Abusive Muamba Tweet Could Be Released

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK

A student jailed for mocking footballer Fabrice Muamba on Twitter after a near fatal heart attack could be released as early as tomorrow. A handcuf...

Going Sane: Language and Political Correctness

B.J. Epstein | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK
B.J. Epstein

Liam Stacey showed extremely poor judgement when he tweeted offensive and thoughtless statements shortly after footballer Fabrice Muamba collapsed on the field, and the situation quickly escalated when Stacey mentioned picking cotton. Is this political correctness gone mad? I don't think so. On the contrary, it's political correctness gone sane.

REVEALED: The Abusive Tweets Posted By Liam Stacey

Posted 27.03.2012 | UK

Liam Stacey's sickening tweets, which mocked Fabrice Muamba moments after the footballer collapsed after having a heart attack, can now be revealed. ...

Liam Stacey Jailed For Abusive Tweet

Posted 27.03.2012 | UK

British student Liam Stacey has been jailed for 56 days after posting offensive messages about Fabrice Muamba on Twitter. The 21-year-old student a...

Student Who Mocked Fabrice Muamba On Twitter Could Face Jail

PA | Posted 26.05.2012 | UK Sport

A student who mocked footballer Fabrice Muamba on Twitter after he collapsed during a match could be jailed for inciting racial hatred. Liam Stacey...

Student Admits Posting Racist Remarks About Fabrice Muamba

Posted 19.03.2012 | UK

A student accused of posting racist remarks about Fabrice Muamba has admitted making racially offensive comments on Twitter. Liam Stacey has been r...