Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Anonymous accounts on Twitter to be suspended

KUNA : Anonymous accounts on Twitter to be suspended -- Interior Ministry - General - 26/12/2011:

KUWAIT, Dec 26 (KUNA) -- Interior Ministry announced on Monday that it has asked the Ministry of Communications to suspend all anonymous accounts on the social networking site (Twitter).

The ministry said in a press statement that such measure comes in order to preserve the rights of citizens and residents of people who were used to slander them and their families under fake names, saying that such is a crime punishable by law.
It confirmed that all public have the freedom of expression guaranteed to them by the Constitution as long as those practices are going according to the law, especially with regard to using the (Twitter) site.

It explained that this step comes within the context of the ministry's keenness to preserve community values and respect for the law.

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