Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Tweeting For The Defense

The British government is concerned about this social media business:
The government's chief legal adviser said on Wednesday he plans to offer guidelines to social media users to help them avoid breaking Britain's laws on contempt when posting comments about court cases.
The guidelines, which will be posted on a case-by-case basis, aim to avoid a repeat of several high-profile incidents this year where Tweeters have fallen foul of the law.
"Blogs and social media sites like Twitter and Facebook mean that individuals can now reach thousands of people with a single tweet or post," said Attorney General Dominic Grieve.
"This is an exciting prospect, but it can pose certain challenges to the criminal justice system," he added in a statement.
How-by holding it accountable?

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