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Twitter must turn over protester's data or face fine

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The ongoing privacy battle between Twitter and New York's courts took another turn today, as New York State Supreme Court Judge Matthew A. Sciarrino Jr. ordered the microblogging site to turn over information on an Occupy Wall Street protestor's posts or suffer a fine. In announcing the ruling today, Sciarrino...
Twitter must turn over protester's data or face fine
Twitter fights court order to hand over tweets in Occupier's trial

Twitter relents, hands over Occupy user's data to court

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On the last day before it would be assessed a fine, Twitter has agreed to hand over to authorities the data it had been withholding in a minor New York criminal case. According to The Washington Post, Twitter's capitulation is only partial, as the company is still appealing Judge Sciarrino's...
Twitter relents, hands over Occupy user's data to court

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’

Court To Twitter: No Time For Appeal, Hand Over Info Or You're In Contempt

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We've been covering the legal fight concerning the government's desire to access Tweets and other information related to Malcolm Harris, an Occupy Wall Street protestor who was arrested. Twitter had jumped into the case to argue that users have standing to protect their own information, which the court denied. Twitter...
Court To Twitter: No Time For Appeal, Hand Over Info Or You're In Contempt
Social media judge says tweets are for cops
Twitter raises stakes in 'who owns your tweets' fight

City Room: Judge Orders Twitter to Release Protester's Messages

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A Criminal Court judge in Manhattan ruled on Monday that Twitter must turn over to prosecutors messages sent by a Brooklyn writer during the Occupy Wall Street protests last fall, reports Russ Buettner on City Room. In doing so, the judge, Matthew A. Sciarrino Jr., indicated that although private speech...
City Room: Judge Orders Twitter to Release Protester's Messages

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

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

Twitter Faces Fines, Contempt of Court in Occupy Wall Street Case

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Twitter has until the end of the week to hand over information on one of its users or the company will be slapped with fines and a contempt of court charge, a New York State Supreme Court judge has ruled. Twitter has fought previous orders, maintaining the data belongs to...
Twitter Faces Fines, Contempt of Court in Occupy Wall Street Case

Twitter Hands Over Info After Judge Makes It Almost Impossible For It Not To

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Earlier this week, we talked about a ridiculous situation in NY, where Judge Matthew Sciarrino Jr. put Twitter in a nearly impossible position if it wanted to keep fighting for the rights of its users to keep private info private. As you may recall, the government used a non-warrant process...
Twitter Hands Over Info After Judge Makes It Almost Impossible For It Not To

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 Officially Appeals New York Judge's Ruling to Provide Tweets of Occupy Wall Street Protester

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(Photo: Scott Beale, Laughing Squid) As promised, today Twitter officially appealed the ruling of Judge Matthew A. Sciarrino Jr. that required the company to furnish tweets by Occupy Wall Street protestor Malcom Harris published during an October 2011 demonstration. Last month, Twitter’s legal counsel Ben Lee announced the company would...
Twitter Officially Appeals New York Judge's Ruling to Provide Tweets of Occupy Wall Street Protester

Twitter Continues Uphill Trudge in Freedom-of-Tweets Legal Battle

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Twitter filed a motion to appeal a federal judge’s decision in ongoing litigation between the state of New York and Malcolm Harris, a Twitter user involved in last year’s Occupy Wall Street protests. The original decision passed down by Judge Matthew A. Sciarrino Jr. — which Twitter is fighting —...
Twitter Continues Uphill Trudge in Freedom-of-Tweets Legal Battle

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

Twitter hands over Occupy Wall Street protester's tweets

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The company surrendered the data to Manhattan Criminal Court judge Matthew Sciarrino, but the tweets will be sealed, pending an appeal. [Read more]...
Twitter hands over Occupy Wall Street protester's tweets

New York Judge Tells Twitter to Produce Occupy Wall Street Tweets or Pay Up

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(Photo: Blogspot) Twitter has remained firm on its decision to not provide a New York Supreme Court with tweets published by an Occupy Wall Street protestor last October, but now the court is putting its foot down. Bloomberg reports that Judge Matthew A. Sciarrino Jr. has told Twitter they must...
New York Judge Tells Twitter to Produce Occupy Wall Street Tweets or Pay Up

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

The Facebook-addicted judge and the little blue bird

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A New York judge made unusual threats against Twitter this week, raising the stakes in a closely-watched court case over online privacy. The threats are all the more remarkable given the judge’s own troubled past with Facebook and social media. For anyone who missed it, Judge Matthew Sciarrino Jr. told...
The Facebook-addicted judge and the little blue bird

Twitter Has Three Days To Give Up Protester's Information

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Twitter must hand over an Occupy Wall Street protester's posts and user information within three days, or face a fine, Tiffany Kary at Bloomberg reports. New York State judge Matthew A. Sciarrino Jr. ruled today that if Twitter doesn't relinquish the posts by Friday, the court will review the company's...
Twitter Has Three Days To Give Up Protester's Information

Twitter turns over OWS tweets after threat from judge

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Faced with a harsh contempt of court threat, Twitter today surrendered the tweets of an Occupy Wall Street protestor to a Manhattan judge. The tweets belong to Malcolm Harris who was among hundreds arrested last year during a protest that spilled onto the Brooklyn Bridge. The case became a media...
Twitter turns over OWS tweets after threat from judge

Report: Twitter Folds, Will Hand Over OWS Protestor's Tweets

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(Photo: Scott Beale, Laughing Squid) For months, Twitter has gone back and forth with the District Attorney’s office over one user’s tweets related to the Occupy Wall Street protests. That user, Malcolm Harris, is being charged with disorderly conduct, and the tweets in question may help cement the case against...
Report: Twitter Folds, Will Hand Over OWS Protestor's Tweets

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

140 characters to the clink: Occupy Wall Street protester loses battle to block Twitter subpoena

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In a decision that's sure to be lost on this generation of over-sharers, Occupy Wall Street protester Malcolm Harris, arrested this past October during a Brooklyn Bridge demonstration, has just lost a legal battle to block prosecutors' attempts to subpoena three month's worth of his tweets. Chalking the ruling...
140 characters to the clink: Occupy Wall Street protester loses battle to block Twitter subpoena

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
Judge: Twitter must release arrested Occupy protestor's data

OWS protestor doesn’t own his tweets, judge rules

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In a candid ruling, a New York judge said a protester can’t stop prosecutors from searching his Twitter account because he doesn’t own the tweets in the first place. Judge Matthew Sciarrino Jr. cited a “widely-believed” but “mistaken” notion about online privacy rights and said that search and seizure protections...
OWS protestor doesn’t own his tweets, judge rules

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 Continues Legal Fight in Occupy Wall Street Protester Trial

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Twitter announced on Thursday that it will appeal a recent ruling in an ongoing legal battle between the state of New York and a Twitter user, in which a judge ordered Twitter to hand over information on one of its users. The appeal comes shortly after New York County Criminal...
Twitter Continues Legal Fight in Occupy Wall Street Protester Trial
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