Twitter Sued for $50m After Refusing to Reveal Anti-Semitic Tweeter Identities

The Union of Jewish French Students (UEJF) has sued Twitter and is pursuing further court action after the social networking site declined to expose names of anti-Semitic tweet authors, despite a French court ruling commanding their identification.

The case began in October 2012, when #UnBonJuif (a good Jew) and # UnJuifMort (a dead Jew) became popular tags for posts on Twitter. Over 350,000 tweets were posted.

In January, the French Court decision decreed that Twitter was bound to …

via The Cuckoo’s Nest http://thecuckoosnest.forumotion.com/t1512-twitter-sued-for-50m-after-refusing-to-reveal-anti-semitic-tweeter-identities

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