The new rules according to Twitter

19 Mar

Twitter is everywhere these days.  This morning, the Today Show (@todayshow) ran a funny segment on the basics of Twitter. But it was yesterday’s story in the New York Times about how Twitter and the Internet have contributed to mistrials that had me ruminating about some new rules of life. Twitter is not the biggest contributor to mistrials – it’s actually jurors searching for case details on the Web during proceedings – but when we see senators twittering during presidential speeches… Well, it doesn’t take much imagination to see where this might be heading.  How will we define the new rules of justice?


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