Mother sues over tale of ‘drunken party’ lifted from Bebo – The Independent

Posted July 11th, 2008 in defamation, internet, news, privacy by sally

“It read like the teenage party from hell: a riot of sex and wanton damage fuelled by under-age drinking that only ended when the police arrived.

But Jodie Hudson’s lurid description of the party on the social networking website Bebo, subsequently carried in a number of national newspapers, turned out to be fantasy. The media stories, and the accompanying pictures taken from Bebo, are now the subject of a landmark legal case that could redraw the boundaries of the use of information published on social networking sites including Bebo, Facebook and MySpace.”

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The Independent, 11th July 2008