What Two Recent Incidents Tell Us About How Police Handle Social Media Hostility
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What Two Recent Incidents Tell Us About How Police Handle Social Media Hostility
Cops rushed to the defence of PC MPP Sam Oosterhoff, but couldn't help Toronto councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam

Two recent incidents involving politicians and their online opponents have revived questions about how police handle social media hostility.

After Rob Gill of St. Catharines tweeted the address and phone number of the parents of 21-year-old PC MPP Sam Oosterhoff late last month, with a call to protest “his bigot, misogynistic and homophobic personality & upbringing,” police showed up at Gill’s home the following week.

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