The Guardian on your legal right (in the UK, at least) to be a twit:
The right to instantaneous self-publishing – without any of the editorial or legal checks that applied in the past – carries with it a responsibility to think what you are doing. Or, at least, it does if you don’t wish to end up with egg splattered across your reputation.
When emails were a novelty, however, few parliamentarians paid attention to e-freedoms – unaware they had anything to do with day-to-day life. Well, now they do – and so merit the old vigilance. Tweets may invite rage or ridicule. But a tweeter’s right to make a fool of themselves must be defended to the death.
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