The UK government is considering making Twitter users use their real names, reports the New York Times.The idea was one of many put forward in recent talks between the UK government and various social networks on how to control criminal behaviour on social media.
Prime Minister David Cameron later told the House of Commons that “when people are using social media for violence we need to stop them”. An opinion poll by Opinium Research found 38% of people supported shutting social media down during civil unrest.
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