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Twitter sued for $50 million for refusing to reveal anti-semites

Twitter sued for $50 million for refusing to reveal anti-semites | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Cites First Amendment, lack of jurisdiction in its refusal.

 

In January, a French court ruled that Twitter must hand over the details of people who had tweeted racist and anti-semitic remarks, and set up a system that would alert the police to any further such posts as they happen. Twitter has ignored that ruling, and now the Union of French Jewish Students (UEJF) is suing it for €38.5 million ($49.96 million) for its failure.

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In January, a French court ruled that Twitter must hand over the details of people who had tweeted racist and anti-semitic remarks, and set up a system that would alert the police to any further such posts as they happen. Twitter has ignored that ruling, and now the Union of French Jewish Students (UEJF) is suing it for €38.5 million ($49.96 million) for its failure.


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How Lawyers Use Twitter, Facebook In Court Cases

How Lawyers Use Twitter, Facebook In Court Cases | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

Social media sites like Twitter and Facebook are more and more becoming implements for legal proceedings. Courts have found uses for the social media for everything ranging from divorce proceedings to serving legal claims.

 

Given that many people broadcast the details of their personal life on such sites, tweets and status updates have become a repository for legal evidence.

 

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The Legal Implications of Social Networking: The Basics (Part One)

The Legal Implications of Social Networking: The Basics (Part One) | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
We are in the midst of a communications revolution. Use of social media for communication purposes continues to grow, while "old school" messaging media like email is on the decline.

 

In Part One of the series, we will provide a high level overview of the legal risks and issues associated with an organization’s use of social media.

 

In subsequent parts members of the InfoLawGroup team will take a deeper dive into these matters, and provide some practical insight and strategic direction for addressing these issues.

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British hacker jailed for one year for breaking into Facebook account

British hacker jailed for one year for breaking into Facebook account | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Southwark Crown Court has sentenced a 21-year-old British man to a jail in prison after he admitted hacking into the Facebook account of a US citizen, and accessing private messages.
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When it comes to demanding Facebook passwords, there needs to be a law protecting consumers

When it comes to demanding Facebook passwords, there needs to be a law protecting consumers | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
I call on our Congress to do something useful for a change.

 

Pass a law making it illegal to demand access to any personal login credentials for any online account.

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U.S. lawmakers, advocates split over teen internet privacy

U.S. lawmakers, advocates split over teen internet privacy | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
A proposed update of the U.S. online privacy rule for children sparked debate at a congressional hearing on Wednesday over whether such protections should extend to teenagers.
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