9 May 2011

Thousands of super-injunction celebrities outed on Twitter (Celebrity news headlines)

Thousands of super-injunction celebrities 'outed' on Twitter
Daily Mail repored

The social networking sites Twitter and Facebook today made a mockery of the celebrity trend for using privacy injunctions to hide their identity.

A single user, who quickly attracted a following of 20,000, set up an account claiming to ‘out’ those behind the legal gagging orders – but riddled with errors.

So many Twitter users began exchanging messages supposedly naming high-profile figures who have hidden their secrets that part of the site crashed.

...There also appears to be an earlier version of the page on Twitter, but with all the names of the celebrities redacted. Twitter said it was not responsible for adding the word 'redacted' to the tweets. Privacy law written on the hoof has had ...

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