In the United States, the court found the gif animation of a deadly weapon

В США суд признал gif-анимацию смертельным оружием

The court found the animation of the weapon

The jury took the unprecedented decision and the harsh sentence handed down.

In the indictment court Texas jury equated gif to arms. About it reports The Verge.

This decision was made in the case of a resident of Maryland John Reyna Rivello, who was detained after he sent the Newsweek journalist Kurt Eichenwald, suffering from epilepsy, SFII stroboscopic effect.

Post to Twitter accompanied by the caption: “You deserve a seizure for your record.” The motive for such an act were the statements of Eichenwald about Donald trump.

According to the court, Eichenwald, who saw a flashing animation, experienced a seizure, which could lead to death. Thus, the gif file was a real weapon that the attacker used to attack his victim.

The legal experts say that such a classification gifs is unprecedented. According to counsel the Torah Ekeland, Rivello will still be able to avoid punishment if he proves that animated file is a work of art, the dissemination of which is protected by the right to freedom of expression.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that the US Supreme court commuted the abortion laws in Texas.

The shooting at the Mall in Texas.
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