Woman Sued For £100,000. Over Libelous Twitter Post

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  1. The Scarlet Pimp

    The Scarlet Pimp Senior Member

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    I thought Twitter is a place where we can express ourselves. May be I am wrong!
     
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  3. bmatthews

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    Rule #1: If you have nothing nice to say, don't say anything.

    Must be one of the costliest rules to break in the modern age.
     
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  4. The Scarlet Pimp

    The Scarlet Pimp Senior Member

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    this is a very good argument for anonymity...
     
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    I remember a few months ago watching her give a soapbox on using twitter. Funny that she became a victim of it ultimately.

    We need to all threaten twitter to leave, so they can protect us from nonsense such as this. Maybe this will be something the next big social media giant fixes.
     
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    Oh wow. Talk about a blue blood with a supremely guilty conscience, not to mention the expeditious matter taken to make sure any possible prosecution or furthering of this case is not cast in a worse light by the court of popular opinion, which makes me think-- If this case is so delicate as to be stirred by a tweet...lol omg Britain will either showcase it has no equitable rule of law or that a guilty conscience is contagious.

    This infringed on the right to free speech, but I'm not sure Britain exactly listens to its better conscience.

    Whatever the quote is, to paraphrase, "the ones you can't criticize are the ones that rule over you."

    Gosh would have thought the UK isn't democratic?
     
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  7. Duffers5000

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    I dont think you can imply somebody is a paedophile in any way shape or form without expecting a backlash.

    Sally Bercow is not some random Twitterer she is the wife of the speaker of the house of commons. She is very much her own woman but she is prominent

    there were thousands of normal joes that tweeted libel but they didnt get taken to court they mostly just apologised

    Anyone interested in the ruling should follow barrister David Allen Green(Jack of kent)
     
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    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    Why is libel such a big scam in the UK/US? Like people say they have emotional problems over a stupid tweet and want money for it.
     
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    Ridiculous.
     
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    For these ones that dont know, she is an important person in the UK. So she must take care of her words or stuff like this happen
     
  11. The Scarlet Pimp

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    recall what happened when a paper did a story about the pediatrician?
     
  12. RedStain

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    freedom of speech? Naw that's over rated