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Twitter CEO vows to defend users' privacy

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Twitter chief executive Dick Costolo has said the company will continue to defend the privacy of its users in the face of legal challenges by authorities that want to gain access to deleted content. Speaking at the Online News Association's annual conference in San Francisco on Friday, Costolo said:...
Twitter CEO vows to defend users' privacy

Thank Twitter For Standing Up For User Rights

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We recently wrote about Twitter's decision to stand up for a user in court, fighting against a court ruling that said that a user has no proprietary interest in their own tweets and info, such that those users cannot contest a government attempt to subpoena information from Twitter. This is...
Thank Twitter For Standing Up For User Rights

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 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

Megaupload Server Purge Delayed

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A scheduled purging of Megaupload’s data was tentatively shelved Tuesday to give its millions of account holders an opportunity to attempt to retrieve their content from the file-sharing service, whose top officials were indicted on criminal copyright charges. The authorities shuttered the Hong Kong-based site Jan. 19, and indicted...
Megaupload Server Purge Delayed

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

techcrunch.com
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

Occupy protester to face trial in case related to Twitter subpoena

www.guardian.co.uk
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 complies with prosecutors to surrender Occupy activist's tweets

www.guardian.co.uk
Site ends fight with New York lawyers after contempt warning from judge over protester Malcolm Harris's Twitter accountTwitter has relented in its fight with New York prosecutors to hand over three months worth of messages from an Occupy Wall Street protester ahead of the activist's criminal trial.Twitter had argued that...
Twitter complies with prosecutors to surrender Occupy activist's tweets

Twitter files an appeal in the New York case of Occupy Wall Street protester Malcolm Harris

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You might remember, back in July, when a New York judge ruled that Twitter had to turn over three months’ worth of tweets that were written by user Malcolm Harris, known by his Twitter handle of @destructuremal. Harris was alleged to be an active participant in the Occupy Wall Street (OWS)...
Twitter files an appeal in the New York case of Occupy Wall Street protester Malcolm Harris

First Round Capital Funds Another $500K Student-Run Venture Fund in New York

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Now here’s a wacky idea. Pick a student team and give them $500,000. Ask them to invest it in 10 student-run companies per year, at $10,000 to $20,000 each. Members of the Dorm Room Fund Philadelphia team That’s what First Round Capital has already done with its Dorm Room Fund...
First Round Capital Funds Another $500K Student-Run Venture Fund in New York
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