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Posts Tagged ‘Referee’

The AP Settles Over NBA Twitter Lawsuit, Pays $20,000 Fine

The Associated Press has settled a lawsuit with an NBA referee who felt he was defamed by a tweet from one of their writers.

The AP has agreed to pay $20,000 in damages to the referee to cover his legal costs, as well as remove the tweet from the writer’s account.
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Another Twitter Lawsuit Comes to Light

Uh oh, it looks like Twitter lawsuits are becoming trendy now. After Courtney Love settled hers out of court for over $400,000 and a British politician was ordered to pay over £50,000, a new Twitter libel case has sprung up, this time in the sports industry. An NBA referee is suing the Associated Press and one of its sports writers over a tweet.
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