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Quick Hit: UK Backs Off Social Media Ban – Privacy Concerns Remain

Some good news coming out of the UK today: in the wake of the UK riots, the government threatened to cut off social media if it felt the need to do so for safety reasons.  It appears now they have backed off that threat (via Mashable).

Unfortunately, privacy issues remain as RIM (the maker of Blackberry) has agreed to provide information to the police in certain circumstances.

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