Controversial Scottish blogger arrested

From the BBC:

The former aide to [SNP] Education Secretary Mike Russell, who left his post after a row over an internet blog, has been charged with breach of the peace.

Mark MacLachlan, 47, quit his role after it emerged he had used the blog to smear political rivals…

It is understood police took the action in response to emails allegedly from the blogger to his former boss.

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7 Comments

  • Andrew Suffield 23rd Jan '10 - 12:59pm

    The fact that he happens to have a blog is largely irrelevant; it’s why he got fired, but this charge appears to be about some emails which we have not seen. We can’t pass judgement without seeing them.

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