U.K. courts are facing a growing challenge over the enforcement of privacy orders after a number of Twitter users deployed the social media site to thwart injunctions.

Comments posted on the site over the weekend claimed to identify a number of celebrities and footballers allegedly using controversial injunctions in an attempt to prevent the press from revealing details of their private lives. One public figure cited on the site has already used their own Twitter account to deny that they have taken out such an injunction.

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