‘(Don’t) Think Before You Retweet?’

“Every second, on average, 6,000 tweets are published on Twitter – that’s 500 million tweets per day. Of these millions of tweeters, how many are considering defamation law when they retweet? Probably not many. And yet, one click of a button could land you into legal trouble. In some countries, you could be liable for retweeting a defamatory tweet authored by somebody else, in others maybe not …” (more)

[Ed Klaris and Alexia Bedat, Inforrm’s Blog, 20 November]

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