Facebook users facing legal consequences abroad

I won’t add much editorial to these stories because they speak for themselves, but these three sobering headlines crossed my desk today:

A member of the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) has been jailed for 19 days after posting a picture of himself on Facebook without permission…

Egypt on Wednesday freed a woman detained earlier this month for forming a group on the Facebook social networking site that called for protests over price hikes, a security official said…

In a sign of Hong Kong nervousness over pro-Tibet protests during the Olympic torch relay on May 2, police were Friday reportedly quizzing a female student over her Facebook blog…