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Twitter Appeals Court Decision

PRIVACY LAW—U.S.

August 28, 2012

Twitter has filed an appeal with the New York State Supreme Court to overrule a lower court order for the company to disclose an Occupy Wall Street protester’s tweets, The Hill reports. The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a brief in support of the company, saying, “We are hopeful that Twitter’s appeal will overturn the criminal court’s dangerous decision and reaffirm that we retain our constitutional rights to speech and privacy online as well as offline.”
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