Twitter Fights 'Classified' Tag On Surveillance Report

By Cara Salvatore (May 25, 2016, 5:39 PM EDT) -- Twitter is taking a new stab at previously dismissed claims that the U.S. Department of Justice violated its First Amendment rights by prohibiting it from releasing a report about surveillance requests on its users, filing an amended complaint Wednesday that addresses a judge's concern about the report's classified status. 

In early May, U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers dismissed Twitter's claims, finding that the social media giant failed to challenge the report's classified label. But she also granted the company leave to amend. In the previous complaint, Twitter had said that the U.S. government, in invoking the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act,...

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