Privacy Bar Too High For 'Occupy' Tweeters To Stop Subpoenas

Law360, New York (March 13, 2012, 8:06 PM EDT) -- Occupy Wall Street protesters arrested during an October riot are seeking to quash the Manhattan district attorney's subpoena of their Twitter accounts, but they may fall short in their attempt to prove that the disclosure of their sometimes-anonymous tweets violates their privacy rights, according to attorneys.

Protester Jeff Rae, who along with more than 700 others was arrested during a mass protest on the Brooklyn Bridge in October, on Monday tweeted the subpoena, which seeks all of his tweets from Sept. 15 — two days before...
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