Twitter has handed over user details for the first time ever!

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by Miss Panda, May 29, 2011.

  1. Miss Panda
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    Miss Panda GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    This feels like the end of an era. I thought the American constitution would protect people because of the whole freedom of speech thing. Not any more apparently. Because this judgement was made in a Californian court room. And this was paid for with tax payers money.


    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/twit...Ryan-Giggs.html
     
  2. Frogman

    Frogman This could be you!

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    AHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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    On topic: Is it really that big of a deal, people should know by now that anything you put on social networks can be used for or against you.
     
  3. yuyuyup

    yuyuyup GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Why would the American constitution protect British citizens
     
  4. cwstjdenobs

    cwstjdenobs Sodomy non sapiens

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    You know if no one else is allowed to call US citizens Americans on this site without getting abuse from US citizens, you shouldn't be able to do it yourself.


    But I think the question is more why should a US company fold to British laws.
     
  5. Miss Panda
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    Miss Panda GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    That isn't the issue. An American judge is putting British demands ahead of its own constitution.