Thursday, April 6, 2017

Twitter sues US government over order to reveal anti-Trump account

Twitter is suing the Trump administration over the demand for the company to reveal the identity of the user behind the account @ALT_uscis, which is critical of the current government’s immigration policies. A US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agent named Adam Hoffman sent Twitter a summons (PDF) last month, demanding information about the account in question, which is believed to be maintained by run by rogue members of US immigration agencies. In its case against the government (PDF), Twitter pointed out that the CBP is authorized to demand information related to the importing of merchandise into the country, and…

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