Briton Paul Chambers Loses Twitter Case, but Wins Following – NYTimes.com

Saturday, November 13th, 2010 at 12:24 pm

Briton Paul Chambers Loses Twitter Case, but Wins Following
– NYTimes.com
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“The authorities don’t seem to understand the way Twitter works,” said Padraig Reidy, news editor of Index on Censorship, a London magazine that covers free-speech issues. “There’s no provision in the law for people being hyperbolic, sarcastic or ironic. For a country that prides itself on its sense of irony, that is unfortunate.”