Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Court prompts Twitter to give data to police in threat case

Seth Doane
August 8, 2012

The social network Twitter is in the middle of a dispute pitting counter-terrorism and security against privacy and free speech.

The issue is how far authorities can go when lives could be at risk.

Twitter was subpoenaed late Tuesday as part of a New York Police Department investigation into threats reminiscent of the July 20 movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado, in which 12 people were killed and dozens wounded.

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