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  • Louise Mensch (UK MP): social networks must identify internet bullies who cower behind anonymity

    06/13/2012 1:43:51 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7:52AM BST 13 Jun 2012 | Staff
    Louise Mensch, the MP whose children were threatened by an internet troll says social networking sites must identify the internet bullies who 'cower behind anonymity.' Last week Frank Zimmerman, 60, narrowly escaped jail for sending the Corby MP an email branding her the 'slut of Twitter' and threatening that she faced a "Sophie's Choice"—a reference to a novel in which heroine Sophie has to choose between the life of her son or daughter at a Nazi concentration camp. Zimmerman was found guilty earlier this week and given a suspended jail sentence. Writing in The Daily Telegraph, Mensch said: "I felt...
  • The Net Closes Around Piers Morgan [Piers Morgan - will he lose his CNN show?]

    07/29/2011 5:36:03 AM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 7 replies · 1+ views
    Telegraph.co.uk ^ | July 29th, 2011 | Toby Young
    It has taken several weeks for Piers Morgan to become entangled in the phone hacking net, but it now looks probable that he’ll receive an invitation from John Whittingdale MP to appear before the Culture, Media and Sport select committee. That is an extremely perilous position for the ex-editor of the News of the World and the Daily Mirror to find himself in. Morgan’s eventual summons was probably inevitable, but he has not helped his cause by allowing himself to be drawn into spats with Louise Mensch MP and Paul Staines, aka Guido Fawkes. His name first surfaced in connection...