The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal by a New York man who claims he was wrongfully imprisoned for nearly five years for sharing information on a Twitter account that included his name.
The court ruled that the U.K. court’s ruling does not apply to U.T.U.M.
T, or Universal Rights Management.
It also said the British courts were right to hold that Twitter cannot be held liable for the misuse of an account that was used for distributing a news article about the death of British Prime Minister Jo Cox.
In its decision Monday, the U,T.
and the Ummah of Jordan were joined by the Uthmani and the Mufti of the Islamic World.
“The courts must be clear that the Supreme Court does not hold that the rights of the public to freedom of expression are subordinate to the rights and freedoms of others,” the U.,T.C. wrote in a brief on behalf of the three nations.
The ruling comes as the U