Supreme Court Bans Man From Twitter

by Rob Lewis | Culture

The Daily Seagull, Vancouver's equivalent of The Onion, reported today that the Supreme Court has finalized stepped in to take down one of Toronto's Twitterati.

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled in favor of sentencing a man to a lifetime ban from using the online micro-blogging application Twitter.

Simon Brighton, a 37 year old Toronto resident, was given the lifetime ban after being charged with reckless and unnecessary overuse of the program causing reader apathy.

The entire article is worth a read. The Daily Seagull (@DailySeagull) is an online source for news and views from a collection of "mentally-suspect" writers including Kevin Brockman and Matthew Mcgarnickle.

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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more

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