Posts Tagged ‘French government’
We told you about Twitter’s refusal to identify users responsible for sending anti-Semitic tweets for the French government without a U.S. subpoena compelling them to do so.
Well, score one for the Union of Jewish Students of France (UEJF) as they’ve convinced a French court to order Twitter to release this info.
Why is it a big deal? Though being culturally unaware is all the rage, we’d be remiss if we didn’t share: It seems France has this “thing” about Holocaust denial and hate speech – it’s a crime. And these lovely (soon to be revealed) Twitterers are apparently guilty.