Deciphering Legal Issues in Building Social Media Collections: The Classic Case of Twitter (Introduction)

Some anecdotal observations.

Seemantani Sharma

In the fast paced world of  Web 2.0, social media has gradually ousted the traditional modes of written communication viz. letters, postcards and journals. Whilst, I cannot recollect the last time I wrote a letter (perhaps seven years back or so), today morning’s turn of events were rather astounding. During my routine mailbox inspection,  I was enthralled  to discover the rare sight of a light blue colored –  inland letter languishing underneath a  pile of bank statements. Perplexed, thinking it be another mailbox fudge up by USPS, my attempt to return it (without looking at the name of the intended recipient) to an otherwise jubilant concierge was countered by an unfathomable question (it seemed one at that time) – “Have you changed your name to Simone or Samantha?” Little did I know that my stoic “no” to her question was garnering much attention from my Sino –…

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