Britain's Got The Next Terri Schiavo
May 13, 2011 4:51 AM Subscribe
posted by iviken (29 comments total)
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" goes one step further
: "A High Court judge has issued an injunction which bans publication of information on Twitter and Facebook.
From the Independent
article: "Her mother applied to the Court of Protection, which deals with cases of those who are unable to make their own decisions on medical care or other issues, for an order that those who are looking after M could withdraw nourishment and medical treatment and allow her to die, while giving her the care and treatment she needed to suffer the least distress and maintain as much dignity as possible.
(...) both Twitter and Facebook are run by companies in the United States, outside the jurisdiction of the English courts, which could make it extremely difficult to trace the identity of anyone who posted material."
What will Twitter
do now? Nothing?