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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Twitter privacy policy’

Judge Orders Twitter to Hand Over Protest Tweets

A New York judge this week ordered Twitter to hand over months of tweets from an Occupy Wall St. protester. Malcolm Harris, the protester, was arrested while trying to cross the Brooklyn Bridge with hundreds of other protesters in October of last year. The Associated Press (AP) is reporting that the prosecution for his case want his tweets to prove …

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Censoring Tweets Effects More Than Just Oppressive Regimes

You may have thought that Twitter’s new privacy policy would only be effecting oppressive regimes like Thailand, but now the UK may be using the policy to protect those who can afford it. UK law states that any high profile figure that is involved in a case can be blocked from mention in the media, legally. This law also includes …

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