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Court Orders Twitter to give WikiLeaks data to US

Posted by on March 12, 2011 0 Comment

A US court while the hearing of the case, rejected arguments of violated freedom of speech and privacy act, has ordered Twitter to provide data of three users in contact with the controversial website WikiLeaks,
President Barack Obama’s administration recieved a court order in 2010 from the court, seeking information about the Twitter accounts as it consider to take action against WikiLeaks, which has released a flood of secret diplomatic documents, the court thinks is against rules.

One of the accounts whose data court has sought, belongs to an Icelandic lawmaker, Birgitta Jonsdottir.
Meanwhile, Iceland’s foreign ministry in January 2011, summoned the US ambassador to their country and expressed “serious concerns” about the Twitter order given by the court. Agencies

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