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Social Media Warning After Libel Case

“Making public comments online is not the same as having a chat at the pub and your comments may well get broadcast to a much wider audience than you initially expected. It is how it might be read by others that matters most to the courts.”

Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce

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Retweeting and the Law

BBC Radio 5 Live

“In the same way as when we had the defamation issue with Lord McAlpine, people who re-tweeted the Sally Bercow tweet were potentially making themselves responsible, re-tweeting can potentially put you in contempt of court and it can constitute harassment.”

BBC Radio 5 Live

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