Qatar Bites Back

The state communications office for the government of Qatar filed suit in Queens on Wednesday against the unknown internet users it says has been posting false statements about Qatar for the last year on social media. Among other things, the statements include “allegations that Qatar supports corruption and ignites strife.”

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London Mayor Addresses Social Media Problems at SXSW

In the late 1990s, consumers across the globe began using a resource in the comfort of their own homes that was destined to revolutionize information consumption – the internet. Twenty years later, computer advancement and faster connections have altered virtually every aspect of daily life and have, for better or worse, begun to enter the realm of politics.

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Twitter Ducks Widow’s Lawsuit Over Islamic State Attack

Declining to rule on whether the federal Communications Decency Act shields media companies like Twitter from liability in terrorist attacks, a Ninth Circuit panel on Wednesday said the widow of a State Department contractor cannot show Twitter contributed to the terror attack that killed her husband. 

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