Monday, March 30, 2009

Be careful when you Tweet - first Twitter lawsuit hits the courts

The ABA Journal is reporting that singer Courtney Love is being sued by a fashion designer for allegedly defamatory statements Ms. Love made about the plaintiff on Twitter and Facebook.  I guess it was only a matter of time before such a lawsuit was filed.  It's fair to assume that law firms will soon be checking the Twitter feeds of law student applying for jobs as part of their routine background checks.

And to the extent you care (I don't), here's the link to Ms. Love's Twitter page where you too can become the next target of her incoherent rants. 

Twitter - another hi-tech excuse to avoid work or the "pet rock" of the internet?  Maybe it's both.  

I am the scholarship dude.

(jbl)

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Ridiculous and a waste of judicial resources to entertain a suit like this.

Posted by: Violet Petran | Jul 30, 2009 3:02:34 PM

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