Turkish Government Shuts Down YouTube After ‘Syria Invasion Plan’ Was Leaked

21WIRE + RT | This is what happens in a dictatorship – and it’s all to hide NATO’s revived plans for war with Syria.

CNN’s Piers Morgan Dumped – ‘British Accent’, Gun Obsession, and Endless Trolling on Twitter to Blame

21WIRE | Like his countryman Bashir, foreign import Piers Morgan has finally been shown the exit.

Thin-Skinned Britain: Where a ‘Tweet’ can land you in prison

21WIRE + Daily Beast | Tweeting racist or otherwise libelous bile can land you in jail in the UK, but why not in the US?

Faces of Death: Syria terrorist opposition Tweet smiling photos of dead ‘martyrs’ for fundraising, recruitment

21WIRE + WP | Halloween came and went last Thursday, but Syria’s Islamic militant opposition fighters have been promoting their new ‘Faces of Death’ genre

London Plumber Targeted in £1 Million Anti-terror Operation

UK Column | Patrick Henningsen interviews Ian Puddick about his ongoing campaign for justice.

Race War on Twitter: Trayvon Martin supporters campaign to ‘Behead Zimmerman’

21WIRE + Examiner | Latest string of death threats to Zimmerman show the double standard that exists under current Party rulers.

Twitter And Nielsen Announce Partnership To Create New Twitter-Based TV Rating

Anthony Ha Tech Crunch Nielsen and Twitter just announced a deal for something called the Nielsen Twitter TV Rating, which they’re hoping to turn into the standard metric for measuring the conversation that a TV show spurs on Twitter. The companies say they’re planning to make the rating available commercially in the fall of 2013. The new […]

LEGAL UPDATE: British Prosecutors Clarify Offensive Online Posts Law

BBC Dec 19, 2012 New guidelines could see fewer people being charged in England and Wales for offensive messages on social networks. The Director of Public Prosecutions said people should face a trial only if their comments on Twitter, Facebook or elsewhere go beyond being offensive. He said the guidance combats threats and internet trolls […]

McAlpine Paedophilia Twitter Case Threatens To Expand UK Libel Law

Brisbane Times/Bloomberg | The McAlpine PR performance was a masterful slight of hand.

McLibel 2.0 – Why Did ITV Hand Over 125K for ‘Schofield’s List’ and Can You Sue 10,000 Twitter Users?

Peter Sterry | The establishment don’t like, and never have liked, the horrid internet, because of what it represents – an affordable, endless community of open source networks and information.