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"Officer Bubbles" goes after YouTube commenters

John Moe Oct 19, 2010

You may have heard us talk about this on our show. A constable in Toronto does not like having bubbles blown at a protest. He threatens to arrest the young woman with the offending bubble wand:

This video goes viral and soon there are cartoon versions of “Officer Bubble”. So now he’s suing commenters who said hurtful things about him.

Officer/Constable, please listen to me: if being mocked was the problem, suing commenters on YouTube will probably not help your cause.

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