Monday, January 4, 2010
NZ blogger bailed on suppression charges...
New Zealand blogger bailed on suppression breaches...
An internet blogger has been remanded on bail after appearing in court on five charges for alleged breach of suppression. He allegedly released information on his blog about the identity of a person who had name suppression from the courts.
He would be an irresponsible fool if convicted for doing what he allegedly did. Many of us in NZ would like to see changes made to that particular act, because there are many people hiding behind it until sentencing; and in some cases suspicion can be pointed at innocent peopl.
The blogger charged with breaking name suppression orders has been remanded on bail.
He is facing five charges for allegedly posting clues in the form of pictures identifying people in high profile sex cases. The man has entered no plea.
The Crown says each charge carries a maximum penalty of a one thousand dollar fine.
The blogger is back in court on January the 19th