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Million Dollar Twitter Libel Lawsuit Heads To Court

A Portland blogger is facing a million dollar lawsuit later this month, for sending allegedly defamatory tweets about a medical spa doctor.
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Is It Cyberstalking To Tweet 8,000 Times Telling Someone To “Go Kill Yourself”?

The courts are going to have to decide whether a man’s 8,000 inflammatory, angry and distressing tweets sent to a Buddhist leader are considered cyberstalking or part of the First Amendment. But the case is far from black-and-white.
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Tweets To Be Used As Evidence In Trial Against Former Ukrainian Prime Minister

The former Ukrainian Prime Minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, has fully embraced the power of Twitter in politics – much to the chagrin the judge who is presiding over her trial for abuses of power and corruption.
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World’s Second Twitter Libel Case Ends in Tens of Thousands of Pounds in Damages Paid

If Courtney Love’s case wasn’t lesson enough, here’s another one to make you pause before you hit “tweet”: the world’s second Twitter libel case has been settled in favor of the individual alleging defamation in 140-characters or less. A British politician will pay damages of £3,000 and the legal fees of the plaintiff.
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