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Judge orders Malaysian man to tweet apology… 100 times

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Image by: Tom Solari/ You can be summoned to court on Twitter, but now you can use it as a punishment? Judges in Malaysia have ordered a man to offer an apology on Twitter 100 times after claiming one of his friends, who was pregnant, was treated poorly by her employers. Fahmi Fadzil, a social activist, was then sued by her employer, BluInc Media; despite Fadzil issuing an apology.

Malaysian payment system developer buys Friendster

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Remember Friendster? Maybe because they’re the ones that keep spamming you; but today, news broke that Malaysian online payment solutions provider MOL has bought Friendster for an undisclosed amount, but it is rumoured to be around the $100 million mark. Both companies had announced a partnership in October of this year to power a feature called the “Friendster Wallet”, allowing businesses to accept micropayments with a Friendster login. For the […]