Andre Walker at Griffin Law said the anonymous Tweeter targeted by the writ will get a message from the High Court the next time they open their online account.
"Whoever they are, they will be told to stop posting, to remove previous posts and to identify themselves to the High Court via a web link form," he said.
A lot of Twitter users are impersonating celebrities, using the social networking service to send bogus tweets on behalf of someone else. That is against the site's policies, and a ostensibly a crime. Now, for the first time, Britain's High Court is setting precedent by ordering one anonymous perpetrator to cease and desist. They simply sent him a tweet.