Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Friday January 25, 2013

US Appeals Court Rules on WikiLeaks Investigation

It looks like there will be three more reservations for rooms at the Ecuadorian Embassy. big grin

The case involves three Twitter account holders with some connection to the secret-busting WikiLeaks website. They had argued that forcing Twitter to cooperate with the investigation by turning over data amounts to an invasion of privacy and has a chilling effect on the free speech rights of Twitter users. The federal panel in Richmond rejected their appeal and affirmed a magistrate's court order that Twitter must turn over limited account information to prosecutors.