The SCA Can’t Make Public Tweets Private

Law360, New York (August 30, 2012, 1:09 PM EDT) -- Much media attention has been generated by New York’s attempt to prosecute Occupy Wall Street protestor Malcolm Harris for disorderly conduct, related to the obstruction of the Brooklyn Bridge by hundreds of protesters during an OWS protest last October.

Much of the story has focused on attempts to subpoena user information from Twitter. And the litigation continues — Twitter has appealed the trial court’s denial of its motion to quash (discussed in greater detail below), and Harris has recently brought an Article 78 proceeding against Judge...
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