Andrew Ducker (andrewducker) wrote,
Andrew Ducker

I've been contacted by the Twitter Legal Team

Dear Twitter User,

We are writing to inform you that Twitter has received legal correspondence regarding specific content posted on your Twitter account, @andrewducker.

The complainant requests that the following Tweet, allegedly in violation of local law in the UK, be removed immediately from your account:

Please confirm whether you will voluntarily comply with the request.

NOTE: The Twitter Rules state that users agree to comply with all local laws regarding their online conduct and acceptable content. Please also be aware that abusive behaviour may lead to your account being suspended.

If you believe we have contacted you in error, please let us know by replying to this email. This notice is not legal advice. You may wish to consult legal counsel about this matter, as a matter of urgency.

Looking at that tweet, and the article it links to, I can't see how it can be in violation of the injunction which was just upheld. It doesn't name any names, and in fact it's very careful to avoid doing so.

In addition, of course, I live in Scotland, where the injunction doesn't hold (and, indeed, I believe the names were published by a major newspaper).

If anyone would like to tell me differently, then I'd be fascinated to hear more...

Original post on Dreamwidth - there are comment count unavailable comments there.
  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

← Ctrl ← Alt
Ctrl → Alt →
← Ctrl ← Alt
Ctrl → Alt →