Judge Scraps Twitter IP Hearing In WikiLeaks Case

Law360, New York (April 22, 2011, 5:27 PM EDT) -- A Virginia federal judge said Wednesday he would rule on the parties' filings in an appeal brought by WikiLeaks supporters challenging a ruling that the U.S. can access Internet Protocol information from their Twitter accounts as the government seeks to prosecute WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Judge Liam O'Grady canceled oral arguments set for Friday, telling the parties he would make his ruling based on their filings after the Twitter users objected to U.S. Magistrate Judge Theresa Carroll Buchanan's March 11 decision granting the government access to...
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