Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Twitter Protects Occupy Protester's Privacy

Popkin, Helen, S. "Twitter Protects Occupy Protester's Privacy.", May 8, 2012.

From the article: "Twitter filed a motion Tuesday requesting that New York state court to overturn an order requiring that the social network provide user information to prosecutors. The user was an Occupy Wall Street protester who was arrested last Oct. 1 in New York City. 

Twitter's legal filing accuses prosecutors of asking the company to violate the Fourth Amendment, the Uniform Act and its own Terms of Service. It's a move the American Civil Liberties Union heralds as a strike against the "increasingly aggressive attempts" by federal and state law enforcement officials "to obtain information about what people are doing on the Internet."
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