The freedom to tweet: Not applicable in Thailand or in Kansas – infoworld.com, November 28, 2011
…What this shows, though, is the only thing keeping similar censorship from happening here is the power of social media to spread stories before school officials can keep them squelched. If Sullivan had made the comment to a friend, and it was overheard by a school official, would anyone else have known? She’d be busy apologizing or getting expelled at this moment.
Chalk one up for Twitter and the First Amendment. And thank God we’re not in Thailand any more, Toto.