8741220 story Police In Britain Arrest Man For Bomb-Threat Joke On Twitter 577 Posted by timothy on Monday January 18, 2010 @04:42AM from the credibility-gap-looms dept. An anonymous reader writes "A British man was arrested under anti-terrorism legislation for making a bomb joke on Twitter. Paul Chambers, 26, was arrested under the provisions of the Terrorism Act (2006). His crime? Frustrated at grounded flights over inclement weather, he made a joke bomb threat on the social networking site Twitter."