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Marketplace Tech Report for Thursday, August 30, 2012
Aug 30, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Thursday, August 30, 2012

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So just how much privacy can you expect for your Twitter account? That's the question in an ongoing New York lawsuit involving an Occupy Wall Street activist named Malcolm Harris. He was charged with disorderly conduct. Prosecutors want access to his tweets. This week, Twitter appealed a ruling that it had to hand them over. So where do privacy rights begin and end with social networking sites like Twitter?

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Twitter and your privacy

Aug 30, 2012
Twitter fights a court ruling to turn over a user's information.

So just how much privacy can you expect for your Twitter account? That’s the question in an ongoing New York lawsuit involving an Occupy Wall Street activist named Malcolm Harris. He was charged with disorderly conduct. Prosecutors want access to his tweets. This week, Twitter appealed a ruling that it had to hand them over. So where do privacy rights begin and end with social networking sites like Twitter?

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