Twitter Ordered To Submit OWS Protester's Tweets By Friday

Law360, New York (September 11, 2012, 7:53 PM EDT) -- A New York state judge on Tuesday reportedly gave Twitter Inc. until Friday to hand over messages posted on the social media site by an Occupy Wall Street protester, threatening the company with contempt of court charges and a sizable fine if it fails to comply.

Judge Matthew A. Sciarrino Jr. had issued the order June 30 requiring Twitter to turn over protester Malcolm Harris' tweets and subscriber information, rejecting Twitter's arguments that a Manhattan district attorney's subpoena request violated the Fourth Amendment. With more than...
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