Source: Global Voices
A Twitter user is facing jail time in Chile after a powerful business mogul accused him of identity theft for creating parody accounts on the microblogging site.
Tag Archives: Twitter
Source: The Atlantic
If so, a new way of war may soon meet its end.
The move was the first time that Twitter acted on a policy known as “country-withheld content,” announced in January, in which it will block an account at the request of a government.
Source: Tom Risen, The Netizen Project
A year after the Occupy Wall Street movement began the disorderly conduct case of one of its protesters could dilute privacy rights online, as Twitter was forced to release a protester’s tweets to a court without a search warrant on Sept. 14.
India pressed social media websites including Facebook and Twitter on Tuesday to remove “inflammatory” content it said helped spread rumors that caused an exodus of migrants from some Indian cities last week.
Source: Cyrus Farivar, ars technica
The company showed the public for the first time exactly how many times governments ask for user information or ask for content to be taken down.
Source: Bytes for All
It is despicable to note that once again, Government of Pakistan has managed to block yet another social networking website Twitter.
Source: Nart Villeneuve, Trend Micro
As the conflict in Syria persists, the Internet continues to play an interesting role.
Over the last week, supporters of Tibet, and the merely curious, have seen information warfare up close.
Source: Krebs on Security
Twitter bots — zombie accounts that auto-follow and send junk tweets hawking questionable wares and services — can be an annoyance to anyone who has even a modest number of followers.