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Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Judge: Twitter must release account data of arrested user

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Civil rights groups ACLU, Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Public Citizen had argued in a friend-of-the-court brief that because Twitter knows the IP addresses of users, the court would be enabling prosecutors to bypass the need for a search warrant as typically required when seeking location information if a subpoena was granted. The subpoena seeking three months of Twitter data violated the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, the EFF argued.

But in his opinion, Criminal Court Judge Matthew A. Sciarrino, Jr. wrote that Twitter users have no reasonable expectation of privacy because the tweets are public.  - CNET News

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