What if you had to give two weeks' warning to the police and your employer every time you wanted to post something important on Twitter or Facebook?
The Trade Union bill currently before Parliament suggested unions do just that when they take action. Ridiculous? Yes. But also very scary, as unions could have been the first in line for this attack on civil liberties.
In September and October 2015, many thousands helped to highlight the absurdity of this bill and the two week notice period on Twitter and Facebook using the hashtag #TwoWeekWarning.
As a result of the campaigning, on 3 November 2015 the Government confirmed it is dropping this particularly pernicious aspect of the regulation (confirming the FT story of early October).