[Foundation-l] Interesting legal action

Fred Bauder fredbaud at fairpoint.net
Fri May 20 18:17:13 UTC 2011

>> On 20 May 2011 17:37, Chris Keating <chriskeatingwiki at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> It won't be too long before a reputable news source covers the whole
>>> issue -
>>> or indeed a British Parliamentarian raises it under parliamentary
>>> privilege.
> I'm thinking it will be interesting to see how Twitter's position is
> handled, namely that it's not a publisher. This is the issue that
> would impact on Wikipedia.

The action is in the U.K. The "publisher" fiction is American law. It
might come into play if an attempt is made in U.S. courts to collect any


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