OPINION: Twitter could be liable in the UK for unlawful comments you make in tweets. If that seems unfair or far-fetched, a quick glance southwards at a case in Australia outlines how Twitter could end up on the hook for users’ illegal actions.
Read Claire McCracken’s commentary on Out-Law.com.
But see this decision from the U.K. that Google is not a publisher. Wouldn’t the same apply to Twitter?