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Montreal police are investigating the owner of the Best Gore website, which hosted a video of Luka Rocco Magnotta allegedly stabbing and dismembering Jun Lin, a year-old Chinese national. Asked about the video at a press conference Tuesday morning, Montreal police confirmed they www bestgore com working with Edmonton police but declined at first to comment on possible charges.
The site is owned by Edmonton-based Mark Marek, who has defended his website's role in the unfolding drama and says it provided a public service. Toronto police say the only record of a caller they have came late Sunday night, and that caller did not provide a web address. Police say they directed the caller to Crime Stoppers. Marek said the video came to him from a contributor on May 25 and was posted the same dayand said that he and most of his site's members felt the video was real.
In a message posted Tuesday on Best Gore, Marek described himself as a whistleblower and said the website helps to "expose evil-doers for who they really are.
Criminal lawyer David Butt told CBC News that "simply serving a market that's out there" would not amount to a legal defence. Butt said the courts look at "a combination of sex and violence that exceeds community standards of tolerance," in determining if something is obscene, and that a person's motivation for publishing that material would not be a factor. Gil Zvulony, a Toronto internet lawyer, told CBC News the laws against obscenity should apply in this case and should trump any questions of free speech.
He also questioned why police in Edmonton www bestgore com shut down the site as soon as it came to their attention. Obscenity laws have traditionally only been used only in cases of explicit sexual material, not representations of death or murder. The case has opened a new debate about whether the current law is sufficient or should be changed, said David Fraser, an internet and privacy lawyer at McInnes Cooper in Halifax.
Magnotta, 29, is suspected of killing Lin, a university student in Montreal, and mailing his body parts to Canadian political parties. Magnotta is in a Berlin jail following his arrest at an internet cafe there Monday. Berlin police said Tuesday Magnotta won't fight extradition to Canada to face charges including first-degree murder. Politics Best Gore website investigated over Magnotta video Montreal police are investigating the owner of the Best Gore website, which hosted a video of Luka Rocco Magnotta allegedly stabbing and dismembering Jun Lin, a year-old Chinese national.
Social Sharing. Police told CBC News there is a good possibility charges will be laid.
Marek defends website Toronto police say the only record of a caller they have came late Sunday night, and that caller did not provide a web address. When asked about possible charges, Marek told CBC News in an on Tuesday that he stands by his website's role in educating the public about the dangerous side of human nature. Any law changes need 'balance' Obscenity laws have traditionally only been used only in cases of explicit sexual material, not representations of death or murder. Fraser noted that any changes to the law must find a balance. Related Stories Montreal police reveal new details in Lin killing Analysis.Www bestgore com
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