Options to enforce legal gags on users of social networking websites like Facebook will be discussed today at a meeting of Australia’s attorneys-general.
One of the attorneys-general, John Rau, from South Australia, this morning said he would raise concerns about the effectiveness of suppression orders in the age of social networking.
“The publishing on a site such as Facebook of the name of an accused, whose identity is suppressed, could prejudice a fair trial and prevent justice being done,” he said.
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