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"Search and destroy" on Twitter

I have a link to a story about getting data from Twitter.

It remains my view that they will give up trying to prosecute tweeters for contempt, but think how much worse it would be with everyone anonymous and in secret as is happening with Zam.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/twitter/8536641/Twitter-prepared-to-hand-over-user-data.html

"TWITTER yesterday said it was prepared to hand over information identifying tens of thousands of people who have used the social-networking website to break privacy injunctions."

Comments

Hywel said…
John - how would you resolve the Zam case without secrecy?
john said…
This was dealt with in The Guardian.

Human beings can cope with false allegations. What matters is identifying the truth in an accountable manner.
Hywel said…
The Zam case was also about protection from harrassment and the Judge is clear that relief would be allowed on those grounds.

The Guardian's suggestion only covers the defamation angle.

So how in those circumstances do you resolve the case without recourse to secrecy?
john said…
How does it add to harrassment to have the case in open court?

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