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Queensland man charged over online harassment of Victorian MP Fiona Patten – The Age

Victorian MP says an unprecedented level of “fury and anger” is being directed towards politicians online, after a man in Queensland was charged over alleged abuse…



The video was referred to Queensland Police, who in November charged a 60-year-old man from Redland Bay with using a carriage service to menace, harass or cause offence relating to the video posted on September 22.
The man, John James Wilson, will next face court on February 11.
Ms Patten told The Age that the level of hate directed at MPs online was at an all-time high, particularly during the debate about the state of emergency extension in September last year.
“I have never seen anything like…

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