Internet McCarthyism - this is the term used by the Unite trade union towards British Airways, who have recently suspended 15 flight attendants for writing Facebook comments and sending private emails about a "name and shame" list of pilots who volunteered to help break possible upcoming strikes.

It seems a very messy affair that is perhaps best understood by reading the following article - BA suspends cabin staff in Facebook row over list of strike-breaking pilots (by Caroline Davis, The Guardian).