Twitter, trolling and the law

Last week I took part in a discussion on Voice of Russia radio about the problem of abuse and threats on Twitter. We talked about questions such as what the law should allow and what Twitter’s terms and conditions should permit.

You can listen to the full discussion, in which I joined Vanessa Barnett, a partner at Charles Russell LLP, Carl Gardner, a former government lawyer who writes about law at Head of Legal blog, and Ian Cram, a Professor of Comparative Constitutional Law at Leeds University:

* Mark Pack is Party President and is the editor of Liberal Democrat Newswire.

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4 Comments

  • Rob8urcakes 7th Aug '12 - 10:00am

    Thanks Mark, but at >28mins long the vid for many (including me) is tldw, ie “too long, didn’t watch”.

    So perhaps a brief summary of <750 words, with quotes from ALL participants, would be more in order when you next inform us of such interesting topics.

  • Sorry Mark but I have to agree with Rob above – it looks like a fascinating discussion but have pity on those of us who read LDV surreptitiously in meetings!

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