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Fast Chat: Can a Judge Actually Force You to Divulge Private Tweets?

Man Who Gave Police The Finger Gets Federal Case Reinstated

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The middle finger, or flipping the bird, or digitus impudicus, is a wonderfully universal way to let someone know what you think of them. We recently told you the story of a delightful woman who fashioned her Christmas lights into the gesture as a way to help her neighbors get...
Man Who Gave Police The Finger Gets Federal Case Reinstated

New York Judge Overrules Twitter: Tweets Broadcast to the Public ‘Belong to the Public’

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(Photo: Scott Beale, Laughing Squid) Things are not looking very good for Malcolm Harris, the Occupy Wall Street protestor who was arrested for disorderly conduct for taking place in the 2011 protest march across the Brooklyn Bridge. Back in April, a Judge ruled that your tweets are not your own,...
New York Judge Overrules Twitter: Tweets Broadcast to the Public ‘Belong to the Public’

So It's Come To This: Seven High School Students Arrested For Throwing... Water Balloons

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The weather's (mostly) hot. School's almost out. And what better way to celebrate summer being almost here than being arrested and charged with a misdemeanor for throwing water balloons. Hail academia, forever teaching our youth that anything and everything will be punished to the fullest extent of the law, even...
So It's Come To This: Seven High School Students Arrested For Throwing... Water Balloons
Occupy protestor sentenced after subpoenaed tweets prove guilt

Twitter Challenges Court Ruling That Twitter Users Have No Standing To Protect Their Own Account Info

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We've seen that Twitter has taken a legal stance in the past to try to protect the rights of its users against the government, and it appears to be doing so again. The State of New York has filed a lawsuit against Malcolm Harris, an Occupy Wall St. protestor who...
Twitter Challenges Court Ruling That Twitter Users Have No Standing To Protect Their Own Account Info

Twitter forced to release Occupy protester's tweets to New York court

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Micro-blogging site loses legal challenge to prosecutors' request for three months' worth of messages from Malcolm HarrisTwitter has been ordered to hand over almost three months worth of messages from an Occupy Wall Street protester after losing a legal challenge to prosecutors' demands for the tweets.The micro-blogging website had argued...
Twitter forced to release Occupy protester's tweets to New York court

Court: Tweets 'Gifted To The World', Twitter Hands Over Protester's Secret Info

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After months of resistance, Twitter has succumb to legal pressure to hand over the protected tweets of an Occupy Wall Street protester to a New York court. Prosecutors in the case believe the private messages undermine protester Malcolm Harris’s “not-guilty” defense that he and 700 other protesters were unknowingly lurred...
Court: Tweets 'Gifted To The World', Twitter Hands Over Protester's Secret Info

Twitter Refuses NYPD Request for Info on User Threatening to Shoot Up Midtown Theater

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(Photo: Scott Beale, Laughing Squid) When a NYPD request for information is about a fairly minor legal issue like a disorderly conduct arrest during a massive protest, it seems easy to side with the privacy protectors in defense of Twitter’s actions to refuse to cough up that info. But what...
Twitter Refuses NYPD Request for Info on User Threatening to Shoot Up Midtown Theater

Twitter fights government subpoena demanding Occupy Wall Street protester info

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Twitter has asked a New York state judge to throw out a court order requiring it to turn over three months worth of messages posted by an Occupy Wall Street protester being prosecuted for disorderly conduct. In a motion (PDF) filed on Monday in New York City Criminal Court,...
Twitter fights government subpoena demanding Occupy Wall Street protester info
Twitter defends rights of user, moves to quash subpoena for tweets

Why Twitter Caved and Handed an "Occupy" Protester's Data to the Government

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Twitter surprised and impressed civil liberties groups this summer by taking a stand on behalf of an Occupy Wall Street protester's privacy. Ordered by the judge in a New York criminal case to dredge up and hand over deleted tweets from activist Malcolm Harris (@destructuremal), Twitter fought back and appealed,...
Why Twitter Caved and Handed an "Occupy" Protester's Data to the Government

NY judge compels Twitter to reveal user's data

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On Monday, a New York criminal court judge denied Twitter’s motion (PDF) to stop a court order that requires the company to produce information about one of its users, an Occupy Wall Street protestor. The move appears to open the door to Twitter’s release of the data in question, lest...
NY judge compels Twitter to reveal user's data

Seventh Circuit Court: Chicago Cops Can't Use 'Annoyance' As Reason To Stifle Free Speech

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As long as there have been cops, there have been crowds. And as long as there have been crowds, there has been the mantra, "Move along, nothing to see here." Dispersing crowds has always been part of police work. But in recent years, the crowd dispersion process has broadened to...
Seventh Circuit Court: Chicago Cops Can't Use 'Annoyance' As Reason To Stifle Free Speech

Twitter argues fourth amendment defence over judge's Occupy order

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Site appeals against court request to hand over details of tweets relating to Occupy activist charged with disorderly conductTwitter has lodged an appeal against a New York judge's decision that it must hand over detailed information related to an Occupy Wall Street protester charged with disorderly conduct.In July, Twitter was...
Twitter argues fourth amendment defence over judge's Occupy order

Twitter Will Appeal Order to Turn Over Protestor's Messages

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Twitter plans to appeal a ruling to turn over the once-public tweets of an Occupy Wall Street protestor charged with disorderly conduct, a case the company says......
Twitter Will Appeal Order to Turn Over Protestor's Messages

Twitter Adds Another Ex-Googler And First Amendment Vet to Its Legal Team

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Twitter’s legal team has grown by one, as former Google deputy general counsel Nicole Wong joins the microblogging service. Wong, who announced her new position via Twitter, will serve as legal director for the company. Wong joins a number of former Googlers on the legal team, including general counsel Alex...
Twitter Adds Another Ex-Googler And First Amendment Vet to Its Legal Team

Twitter Ruling Disappoints, but Doesn't Surprise Privacy Advocates

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Privacy advocates this week said they are dismayed, but not surprised about a New York Criminal Court judge's decision ordering Twitter to hand over all the data it has on an Occupy Wall Street protester being investigated for disorderly conduct....
Twitter Ruling Disappoints, but Doesn't Surprise Privacy Advocates

Twitter Appeals New York Judge's Demand That the Company Hand Over Occupy Wall Street Tweets

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(Photo: Scott Beale, Laughing Squid) The legal battle between Twitter and the Manhattan Criminal Court is heating up. Just a few weeks ago we reported that Judge Matthew A. Sciarrino Jr. struck down Twitter’s protest of a subpoena requiring them to hand over tweets by Malcolm Harris, an Occupy Wall...
Twitter Appeals New York Judge's Demand That the Company Hand Over Occupy Wall Street Tweets

Apparently Stripping Nude To Protest TSA Search Is Protected By The First Amendment

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A few months ago, you may have heard about John Brennan, who was going through Portland International Airport, and felt that the TSA screening procedures were the equivalent of harassing him. In response, to protest, he stripped naked... and was promptly arrested for disorderly conduct and indecent exposure. However, a...
Apparently Stripping Nude To Protest TSA Search Is Protected By The First Amendment

Twitter To Appeals Court: Just Because Some Tweets Are Public Doesn't Mean Our Users Have No Privacy

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Earlier this year, we noted that Twitter was standing up for the rights of one of its users, Malcolm Harris, who had been charged with disorderly conduct during an Occupy Wall St. protest event. The government had sought info on Harris' Twitter account using a 2703(d) order. Twitter told Harris...
Twitter To Appeals Court: Just Because Some Tweets Are Public Doesn't Mean Our Users Have No Privacy

Twitter ruling disappoints, but doesn't surprise privacy advocates

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Privacy advocates this week said they are dismayed, but not surprised about a New York Criminal Court judge's decision ordering Twitter to hand over all the data it has on an Occupy Wall Street protester being investigated for disorderly conduct....
Twitter ruling disappoints, but doesn't surprise privacy advocates

Twitter resists subpoena to release user's data without warrant

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Twitter is contesting a court order requiring it to turn over private data on a user charged with disorderly conduct during the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York last year....
Twitter resists subpoena to release user's data without warrant
Twitter agrees to hand over Occupy protestor data after lengthy dispute

Occupy protester to face trial in case related to Twitter subpoena

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Malcolm Harris, who has been in a battle with prosecutors over the privacy of his tweets, has plea deal withdrawn by judgeAn Occupy Wall Street protester who has been fighting with prosecutors to keep some of his tweets private looks likely to face trail next week after a judge withdrew...
Occupy protester to face trial in case related to Twitter subpoena

Twitter hands over Occupy Wall Street protester's tweets

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Twitter handed over a sealed document containing the tweets and data from an Occupy Wall Street protester's Twitter account to a New York criminal court today. The company was subpoenaed for defendant Malcolm Harris' information after Harris was arrested along with 700 others during an Occupy Wall Street protest last...
Twitter hands over Occupy Wall Street protester's tweets

Twitter Appeals Court Decision Against Occupy Wall Street Protester Malcolm Harris

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Twitter just filed its appeal against a New York court decision requiring the company to turn over tweets and account information for Occupy Wall Street protester Malcolm Harris, who is being prosecuted for allegations of disorderly conduct. According to Twitter’s brief, the New York County District Attorney’s office subpoenaed Twitter...
Twitter Appeals Court Decision Against Occupy Wall Street Protester Malcolm Harris

Twitter Apparently Not Handing Over Jack Without A Search Warrant

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(Photo: Scott Beale, Laughing Squid) When last we checked in with the legal struggle over Occupy Wall Street and Twitter accounts, it didn't look great for anyone looking to keep their DMs out of court. At issue: The state wants data associated with a protestor charged with disorderly conduct. A...
Twitter Apparently Not Handing Over Jack Without A Search Warrant

Occupy Wall Street Twitter Subpoena Should Be Thrown Out, Says Lawyer

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Mr. Harris's Twitter avatar. (twitter.com/@destructuremal) The Manhattan District attorney recently faxed Twitter a subpoena asking the social media company to appear in court and to bring "any and all user information" related to the Twitter account of Occupy Wall Street protester Malcolm Harris. (No, it wasn't because Mr. Harris started the rumor...
Occupy Wall Street Twitter Subpoena Should Be Thrown Out, Says Lawyer

Twitter told to surrender tweets

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A US court rules that Twitter must hand over tweets posted by an Occupy Wall Street protester facing trial for disorderly conduct....
Twitter told to surrender tweets
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