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Twitter: We’re still the free-speech wing of the free-speech party

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As various levels of government both in the U.S. and around the world have stepped up their attempts to track down dissidents through social networks, the pressure has intensified on companies like Twitter and Facebook to comply with these demands — even at the expense of their users’ privacy....
Twitter: We’re still the free-speech wing of the free-speech party
Twitter fights court order to hand over tweets in Occupier's trial

Occupy Wall Street protester vows to fight subpoena over Twitter account

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Malcolm Harris's lawyer says order from prosecutors which demands release of three months' worth of tweets is improperA writer and Occupy Wall Street activist whose tweets have become the subject of a subpoena by a New York prosecutor is seeking to quash the order in court.A lawyer for Malcolm Harris,...
Occupy Wall Street protester vows to fight subpoena over Twitter account
Occupy protestor sentenced after subpoenaed tweets prove guilt

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 raises stakes in 'who owns your tweets' fight

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

Twitter hands over Occupy Wall Street protestor's updates under pressure

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Twitter has been building a modest reputation for siding with the little guy (or girl) when it comes to communication privacy, and it just demonstrated how far it's willing to go in a showdown with Manhattan's Criminal Court over a demand to hand over tweets from Occupy Wall Street...
Twitter hands over Occupy Wall Street protestor's updates under pressure
Twitter fights back against subpoena of Occupy protester's tweets

Twitter sides with Occupy protester in NY court battle over tweet history

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Prosecutor is trying to subpoena three months of tweets, but service argues content belongs to users, not the companyTwitter has moved to quash a court order issued by the New York district attorney which would require it to hand over the tweets of a writer and Occupy Wall Street protester...
Twitter sides with Occupy protester in NY court battle over tweet history

New York City Subpoenas More Tweets

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Today Jeff Rae (@jeffrae), a self-described rabble rouser, agitator, organizer and labor activist, posted a letter to Scribd that he received from Twitter informing him that the micro-blogging platform had received a legal process for information related to his account. The letter said that the legal process "requires Twitter to produce documents related...
New York City Subpoenas More 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

A Judge That Loves Facebook Just Made A Weird Ruling Over Twitter

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A New York judge that fancies himself a social media expert has ruled that cops have the right to search through the Twitter account of a person who helped organize a protest. The protest was tied to the Occupy Wall Street movement. Malcolm Harris was one of hundreds charged with...
A Judge That Loves Facebook Just Made A Weird Ruling Over Twitter

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

Twitter Must Produce Occupy Protestor's Tweets By Friday

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"I can't put Twitter or the little blue bird in jail, so the only way to punish is monetarily." And so a New York State Supreme Court Judge Matthew A. Sciarrino Jr. has spoken, Bloomberg reports. Twitter has until Friday to produce tweets that an arrested Occupy protestor Malcolm Harris...
Twitter Must Produce Occupy Protestor's Tweets By Friday

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 Forced To Hand Over Occupy Protestor's Info

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We recently wrote about Twitter standing up for a user, Malcolm Harris, who had participated in the Occupy Wall St. protests, and whose info was sought by the government under a 2703(d) order (which has fewer protections than an ordinary warrant). Twitter told Harris about the order, and Harris sought...
Twitter Forced To Hand Over Occupy Protestor's Info

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 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

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

ACLU: Judge's Decision on Protest Tweets Is Troubling

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Data stored on Twitter's servers became fair game for eager prosecutors on July 2, when a New York City criminal court judge once again upheld the District Attorney's subpoena for more than a hundred days' worth of tweets and user information tied to a Brooklyn man arrested during the Occupy...
ACLU: Judge's Decision on Protest Tweets Is Troubling
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

arstechnica.com
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

Buzzkill: As Twitter Trumpets New Transparency Report, Judge Deals Company a Blow

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One step forward, two steps back. I’d call that a fairly accurate summary of Twitter’s crummy Monday. The company issued its first Transparency Report, a summary of all requests the company has received for user information, for government requests to withhold content, as well as any DMCA takedown notices from...
Buzzkill: As Twitter Trumpets New Transparency Report, Judge Deals Company a Blow

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 Transparency Report: More Evidence That America Is Not the Greatest Country in the World

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Sorry, sorority girl! (Photo: TVgasm.com) Twitter has taken a page from the Google playbook and unveiled its first-ever transparency report to shed light on government requests for user information and government requests to withhold content.  As was the case in Google’s recent report, the U.S. of A. leads the pack...
Twitter Transparency Report: More Evidence That America Is Not the Greatest Country in the World

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 hands over Occupy Wall Street protester's tweets to NY judge
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