Friday, February 17, 2023

Original Tweets Only: Retweeters Not Liable for Defamation

#Breaking: The Matildas have beaten the Czech Republic 4-0 in their Cup of Nations match at

in Gosford |

#AUSvCZE #WeAreMatildas #CupOfNations

Matilda wins Against Czechs

Where the bloody hell is it? Did Scott Morrison lie about the report that saved his bacon at Tourism Australia?

Yes, Elon Musk created a special system for showing you all his tweets first

After his Super Bowl tweet did worse numbers than President Biden’s, Twitter’s CEO ordered major changes to the algorithm

ABA: “Re-posters of digital content are not liable for statements they did not author. Only the original creators of digital content can be held liable for defamatory statements, not the re-posters of slanderous posts. The court in Banaian v. Bascom held that persons who reshared original content should not be held to the same standard as those who originally created the content. In so doing, the court analyzed a portion of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) in determining that the statute’s plain meaning safeguards all re-posters of content that other authors first create and share…”

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, February 11, 2023 – Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and wide ranging ways technology is used to compromise and diminish our privacy and online security, often without our situational awareness. Four highlights from this week: How to safely use payment apps; NY attorney general forces spyware vendor to alert victims; Welcome to the Era of Internet; and Does Big Brother Microsoft see you on Windows 11?

California’s Greatest Poet Wrote Exactly One Poem In English And None In Spanish.  Can You Name Him?

"Want to become a signature voice of your troubled nation? Perhaps you need a decades-long exile in California. It worked for Czesław Miłosz, who entered the pantheon of Polish poets thanks to works he wrote mostly in Berkeley," where he spent 40 years and won a Nobel Prize. - Zócalo Public Square