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Court Says That Tweeting Someone Is 'F**king Crazy' Is Not Libelous

The court ruled that an insult tweeted in a hot conversation isn't libel, but that ruling may not be true in other, more extreme situations.
Court Says That Tweeting Someone Is 'F**king Crazy' Is Not Libelous

Via Techdirt:

There have been a number of libel cases popping up over the past few years where random insults on Twitter are turned into full blown court cases. Tragically, these cases have picked up the "twibel" name -- a neologism that seems silly and pointless. Still, it's good to see that courts appear to (mostly) be recognizing that random insults shouldn't be considered libelous. Venkat Balasubramani has the details of a recent ruling (where both parties represented themselves!), in which a court recognized that saying on Twitter that someone is "fucking crazy" isn't libelous, especially as part of a...

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