I Am Not the Boston Marathon Bomber
April 18, 2013 3:10 PM   Subscribe

"Salah Barhoun, 17, said he went to the police yesterday to clear his name after he found himself tagged in pictures online. He had just gone to watch the race, he said, but soon after the explosions, he was singled out by internet sleuths as looking suspicious."

So this is what happens when you give 4chan images of the Boston Marathon...

Some previous trial by media cases: posted by bdz (3 comments total)

This post was deleted for the following reason: This is being discussed in the open thread and is currently not extractable from that discussion. Post there for now and once there's more there there (not just a tumblrblog and a yahoo news story) we can talk about this issue? -- jessamyn


Hopefully someone can ID the guys from these official pictures.
posted by Aizkolari at 3:18 PM on April 18, 2013

4chan giving the word mob a bad name again?
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 3:19 PM on April 18, 2013

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