All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Malcolm Harris’

Twitter Appeals Occupy Wall Street Tweet Ruling

When a New York judge ruled that Malcolm Harris did not have fourth amendment protections for his tweets because they are not physical property, Twitter had every reason to just give up and let the courts have the tweets. Instead, the company challenged the court ruling, stating that the subpoena of Harris’ tweets violates its terms of service, the Stored …

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Twitter Defends User In Court Over Occupy Tweets

We reported last month on Malcolm Harris, a member of the Occupy Wall Street movement, and his attempt to have a tweet subpoena quashed. The judge in the case denied his motion saying that Tweets are not physical property and can therefore be obtained without a warrant. It was a disappointing ruling, but it made sense. We went on with …

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