Whether you call it a “jiff” or a “giff,” a .GIF file can get you arrested these days, even if it doesn’t contain banned pornography.
Thursday, the Justice Department released a statement about its recent move to arrest Terrence McNeil of Akron, Ohio, in relation to posts on his Tumblr account. Specifically, the charges state that McNeil solicited the murder of US soldiers by displaying a Gif on his blog that listed the names, addresses, and branches of US military members which ISIL seeks to execute.
A day after the US holiday Veteran’s Day, which honors the sacrifice of military members, U.S. Attorney Steven M. Dettelbach told said:
As this nation [...]