The transcripts of the official inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press. More…

No, this is the most difficult area. This is -- I mean, the Internet to some extent, parts of the Internet are the Wild West, and we all know that, and America, unlike any other country, has a very different legal situation, so it is quite common and easy to post -- get things on a website in America, or use Twitter or use Facebook, which all these social media websites, the servers are in America, so it is really difficult, but as, I think -- there have been some decisions, I think it's JAH or CTB, I can't remember which anonymised initials, where a number of judges have said, "Just because it's on Twitter doesn't mean I'm going to undo this injunction", but this is a difficult area, as we've seen in the sort of so-called superinjunction scandal a few months ago. It is very difficult and there's no easy solution.

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