Reuters: ‘UK court orders writ to be served via Twitter’

According to Reuters –  and tweeting Channel 4 journalists – Britain’s High Court ordered its first injunction via Twitter today, saying that the social website and microblogging service was the best way to reach an anonymous Tweeter who had been impersonating someone.

Solicitors Griffin Law sought the injunction against @blaneysblarney claiming that it was impersonating the right-wing blogger Donal Blaney – the owner of Griffin Law.

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