Twitter and the law: 10 legal risks in tweeting from or to the UK –

Posted August 9th, 2012 in data protection, defamation, harassment, internet, news, privacy by sally

“Debates in parliament, home visits from the police and distressed celebrities all seem a little unclear as to what is and what is not acceptable by law on Twitter. The list of those offending and those offended keeps growing with recent high profile reports referring to Louise Mensch, Tom Daley, Guy Adams, Steve Dorkland, Helen Skelton and Kevin Pietersen. This guide discusses 10 legal risks which apply, or potentially apply, to Twitter, in the context of recent media attention given to the lawfulness of tweets.”

Full story, 9th August 2012