Twitter unmasks anonymous British user in landmark legal battle | Technology | The Guardian.

California court forces site to reveal personal details of user accused of libelling local authority in north-east England

29.05.2011

Ben Grubb’s story: privacy, news and the strong arm of the law.

We’ve all seen it happen on TV a zillion times. But when a police officer recited to me those well-rehearsed words – ‘you have the right to remain silent … ‘ – I felt sick in the stomach.

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/grubbs-story-privacy-news-and-the-strong-arm-of-the-law-20110518-1esn9.html#ixzz1MgbEJ5Nw
Sydeny Morning Herald 17.05.2011

Courtney Love Settles Twitter Defamation Suit For 430,000 | Rolling Stone Music.

Hole singer Courtney Love has settled a lawsuit brought against her by Dawn Simorangkir, a fashion designer who claims that Love defamed her in a series of messages on Twitter last year. The settlement will not be announced until next week, but the Hollywood Reporter‘s sources say Love will pay Simorangkir $430,000. The money will be doled out in payments beginning today and ending in 2014.

3.3.2011

Har Wikileaks veltet sin første diktator? – Nyheter – Wikileaks – Aftenposten.no.

En Wikileaks-lekkasje om korrupsjon i presidentens familie kan ha bidratt til å tvinge Tunisias president på flukt. Facebook og Twitter får også sin del av æren.

15.01.2011

Babel kan få twitterstraff – Premier League – NRK Sport.

Etter 0-1-tapet for Manchester United i cupen søndag, sendte Babel ut en melding med et manipulert bilde der dommeren Howard Webb hadde på seg en United-trøye.

10.01.2011

DOJ subpoenas Twitter records of several WikiLeaks volunteers – Glenn Greenwald – Salon.com.

08.01.2011

US orders Twitter to hand over account data on Wikileaks and multiple Wikileaks supporters – Boing Boing.

07.01.2011

US tells Twitter to hand over WikiLeaks supporter’s messages | Media | The Guardian.

A member of parliament in Iceland who is also a former WikiLeaks volunteer says the US justice department has ordered Twitter to hand over her private messages.

Birgitta Jonsdottir, an MP for the Movement in Iceland, said last night on Twitter that the “USA government wants to know about all my tweets and more since november 1st 2009. Do they realize I am a member of parliament in Iceland?”

08.01.2011

Stranded Travelers Find Relief in Twitter – NYTimes.com.

ATLANTA — Some travelers stranded by the great snowstorm of 2010 discovered a new lifeline for help. When all else fails, Twitter might be the best way to book a seat home.

209.12.2009

Fugledrama løst på Twitter – Nyheter – Innenriks – Aftenposten.no.

Twitter kan brukes til så mangt. I Kristiansand kan en spurv trolig takke den sosiale meldingstjenesten for at den fortsatt er i live.

19.12.2010



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