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[eteknix]Twitter User And Comedian Alan Davies Fined £15,000 For Re-Tweet

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Given the free flowing nature of Twitter, not to mention the amount of times we hear words like “freedom of speech”, one would be lost to think you can land £15,000 in fines for re-tweeting someone else’s message to your followers, but that is exactly what is happening.
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Edited by Chaython - 10/27/13 at 1:47pm
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Oh Alan. (Stephen Fry's Voice)
Edited by MoGTy - 10/28/13 at 12:29am
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Hey, that guy TWEETED something about me! I'd better fine him lots of money!

Gah.
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GUYS PLEASE SAY BAD STUFF ABOUT ME SO I CAN GET ZE MONEYZZZZZ K THNX BUY
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I don't see how only 20 of the people get fined. I could see the original tweeter getting fined or ALL of the people getting fined. But what warrants only fining some of them?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by stcawthern View Post

I don't see how only 20 of the people get fined. I could see the original tweeter getting fined or ALL of the people getting fined. But what warrants only fining some of them?

I'm guessing they took popularity of the re-tweeter into account. Which is completely unjust on so many levels.
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post #7 of 41
He decided to do it on the amount of followers the person had, I think if it was over 500 or something Baron Greenback (McAlpine) would decide to pursue you with the threat of legal action. His book also gives instructions on how to be publicly accused of something and then use this very tactic so that no one would dare accuse you of it again....Make of that what you will.
    
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I'm so glad I live in the U.S.
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oooo ahh blub blub im a british lord aha you see you cannot mearly mock me! i shal fine you money blub blub becuase i have a title you see it says lord you see! snd thats when i seriously find him and deck him right out between the eyes. yah ill go to jail but it would be worth it.
    
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LOL this is ridiculous & pathetic.
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