UK Data Bill Will Spur Lawsuits From Users, Twitter Says

Law360, New York (September 14, 2012, 7:01 PM EDT) -- Twitter Inc. on Tuesday joined Vodafone Group PLC and others in objecting to the British government's proposal to expand its online surveillance powers by contending that the measure would leave companies open to litigation from users outside the country, though the scope of the bill's data collection and retention requirements may be too limited for that argument to gain traction.

In an August submission made public Tuesday to the joint House of Lords and House of Commons committee evaluating the bill, the social networking site criticized...
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