Category Archives: Social networking – Twitter

Twitter issues

A judge banned the use of Twitter in the courtroom; it is a form of broadcast in the sense that put all together the threads form a good picture of what happened; on the other hand, one does not need … Continue reading

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Sued Over Twitter Message? Can You Defame Someone In 140 Characters Or Less? | Techdirt

Sued Over Twitter Message? Can You Defame Someone In 140 Characters Or Less? | Techdirt apart from the issue of the audience, there is the issue of the message contents: 140 characters means strong language to be used in order … Continue reading

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Use of Twitter in courts

Again, the issue about adapting or not juries to the 21st century, i.e. in a world where writing is predominant and oral transmission of information does not represent anymore 95% of the transmission of informationMichigan Supreme Court Issues New Stop … Continue reading

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Twitter, Facebook and DoS: security and hactivism

Facts of 1st attack: a Georgian account in Twitter, Facebook and Google’ blogger, was targeted by multiple attacks. It caused Twitter to shut down, Facebook had problems. And the suspicion is on Russia, obviously (although it remained to be proved).Apart … Continue reading

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