Twitter Launches Crackdown After Millions Are Duped By Fake Accounts

11/19/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The social networking site Twitter is clamping down on fake celebrity accounts after being sued in America. [...]

Twitter has decided to act after Tony La Russa, the coach of an obscure American baseball team, launched a legal action over a fake account. He claimed that postings in which he appeared to make light of the death of two of his players had been 'hurtful'.

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