Twitter resists handing over user records

Twitter is standing up for one of its users and challenging a court order to hand over his data.

All your tweets are belong to us

A New York judge has ruled that prosecutors aren't required to obtain a subpoena for deleted tweets, as they are considered public information owned by a third party. 

Prosecutors subpoena Occupy tweets

New York City prosecutors have subpoenaed the Twitter records of an Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protestor arrested in October during a demonstration on the Brooklyn Bridge.

ACLU pledges to help keep Twitter users anonymous

The American Civil Liberties Union is to help two Twitter users fight to keep their identities secret after they tweeted criticism of Pennsylvania attorney general Tom Corbett.