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Who Owns Twitter Followers?

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In a well publicized lawsuit, a company is suing its former employee for the Twitter followers that he amassed during his time working as a blogger for the phone communications company. It has brought about much controversy and talk about how much Twitter followers are worth, how much Tweets are worth and who owns a Twitter account and its followers.

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Mashable: [URL="http://mashable.com/2011/12/26/twitter-court-followers/"]Company Sues Man for Value of 17,000 Twitter Followers

[/URL]New York Times: [URL="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/26/technology/lawsuit-may-determine-who-owns-a-twitter-account.html?_r=1&ref=technology"]Lawsuit May Determine Who Owns Twitter Account Goes to Court[/URL]

B[URL="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/26/technology/lawsuit-may-determine-who-owns-a-twitter-account.html?_r=1&ref=technology"][/URL]BC News: [URL="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-16338040"]Man Sued for Keeping Company Twitter Followers[/URL]

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