Phys.org: Twitter verboten? German parliament edict irks lawmakers

Phys.org: Twitter verboten? German parliament edict irks lawmakers. “Germany’s new parliamentary speaker is meeting resistance to his suggestion that lawmakers refrain from tweeting or snapping photos during sessions. Wolfgang Schaeuble, who served as Germany’s Finance Minister until being elected parliamentary speaker last month, told lawmakers in a memo that the use of devices ‘to photograph, tweet or distribute information about the session’ is ‘inappropriate and thus undesired.'”