Twitter, Control and the Federation

The last four days has been "interesting" for twitter. Of course when I say interesting I do mean in the sense of the chinese curse.

Just in case you weren't aware I'll give you the tl;dr:

Guy Adams, Los Angeles based journo for the independent, gets very cranky with NBC over their coverage of the Olympic Games. Among various angry tweets about said coverage he googles and posts the corporate email address of the CEO of NBC

Twitter Liberation Front!

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Yesterday Jim Wallace of the Australian Christian Lobby tweeted the following:

"Just hope that as we remember Servicemen and women today we remember the Australia they fought for - wasn't gay marriage and islamic."

As to be expected, there was a firestorm of condemnation from the twittersphere with most calling him to task not just for his homophobic and anti-muslim views, but for daring to use ANZAC day (a day which is generally viewed as being above politics) to push his own narrow minded views.