Twitter launching 'verified accounts'

Tony La Russa of St. Louis Cardinals, reports of an out of court settlement with Twitter.com. La Russa and his representative sued Twitter in early May for trademark infringement, cybersquatting and misappropriation of name and likeness. However, Twitter denied of any settlement, but also said that Twitter would be launching “Verified Accounts” later this summer: “The experiment will begin […]

Tony La Russa of St. Louis Cardinals, reports of an out of court settlement with Twitter.com. La Russa and his representative sued Twitter in early May for trademark infringement, cybersquatting and misappropriation of name and likeness. However, Twitter denied of any settlement, but also said that Twitter would be launching “Verified Accounts” later this summer: “The experiment will begin with public officials, public agencies, famous artists, athletes, and other well known individuals at risk of impersonation. We hope to verify more accounts in the future but due to the resources required, verification will begin only with a small set.”

Source:→ SEL