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A tweet that merely said, "Why is Lord McAlpine trending? *innocent face*" has been found to be libellous by a high court judge in the UK.
This week the team talked about the week's technology news, tried not to libel anyone and talked about a man who is in love with a pillow
The singer allegedly twitters some unpleasant things about her former fashion designer. The designer, whose feelings appear to be hurt, has decided to sue for libel.
McAfee continues to demonstrate tremendous amounts of ignorance when it comes to open source. Here's yet another example.
If you write, host, or even comment on a blog, you need to know your rights and responsibilities under defamation law. You may be risking more than you know.
commentary Facebook's refusal to delete a page about "Jewish Ritual Murder" rekindles a simmering debate over how to respond when bigots use social networks to spread racist speech and hateful propaganda.
The Anti-Defamation League says a page claiming Jewish people are involved in ritual murder constitutes hate speech and therefore should be removed immediately.
Amid worries the new law is too general and could lead to the silencing of government critics, the country's Supreme Court suspends the law for 120 days.
Experts agree that retweeting another's defamatory or libelous post can open Twitter users up to legal liability. The odds are slim, but here is how to protect yourself against a lawsuit.
Businesses, investors, and users look to Twitter for information in real time. It needs to step up and improve password security before it starts facing legal and regulatory scrutiny -- or worse, user defection.