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Twitter Complies With Police Subpoena For Aurora Copycat Account Information

Twitter has agreed to hand over the account information of an individual who threatened to carry out a theater shooting similar to the recent tragedy in Aurora.
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Judge Inexplicably Adds #Hashtags To Twitter Ruling

An Occupy Wall Street protester was trying to prevent prosecutors from obtaining his tweets, but his request was denied – by a #hashtag happy judge.
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NYC Criminal Court Has Subpoenaed Twitter In Occupy Wall Street Case

The City of New York is bringing criminal charges against a key member of the Occupy Wall Street movement, and as part of its case it has subpoenaed Twitter for more than 3 months of his communication.
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Twitter Subpoena Reveals Boston PD Is After User Information

It appears as though Twitter has ignored request from the Boston Police Department and the Suffolk Massachusetts District Attorney’s office that a subpoena for user information be kept under wraps.
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Twitter WikiLeaks Trial Goes Before Judge

Today, a judge heard arguments from six lawyers against sharing private information on Twitter with the US government. The issue of whether or not the US government had the right to access information – including IP addresses, phone numbers and private messages – from the Twitter accounts of individuals suspected of associating with WikiLeaks has wide implications for online privacy.
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Do you Follow @WikiLeaks? Your Private Tweets Could be Compromised

The WikiLeaks scandal flared up again this weekend, and this time Twitter took center stage: the US Justice Department issued a subpoena for tweets pertaining to several people suspected of being associated with WikiLeaks, as well as the official @WikiLeaks account. And – in a move that has online privacy advocates up in arms – the subpoena extends to anyone following these accounts, too.

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