Aug 022012
 August 2, 2012  Posted by  Non-U.S., Online

So Twitter suspended (and later un-suspended) the Twitter account of a journalist who posted the corporate email address of an NBC executive. I didn’t agree with the suspension at all, but here’s a case where I think a suspension of account would be in order. Louise Boyle reports:

The Olympic row between the U.S. and China rolled on today as the personal details of the American swimming coach who questioned the gold-medal success of Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen were shared with 15 million bloggers.

The home and work addresses, phone numbers and email of John Leonard were posted to Sina Weibo, a Chinese Twitter-like site.

The information was posted by Kaifu Lee who once ran Google in China. He has since deleted Tuesday’s post but not before it was retweeted 14,000 times.

Read more on Daily Mail.

via @PrivacyProf

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.