Icelandic MP fights US demand for her Twitter account details

Birgitta Jonsdottir brands efforts by US justice department to access her private information 'completely unacceptable'

A member of parliament in Iceland who is also a former WikiLeaks volunteer says the US justice department has ordered Twitter to hand over her private messages. Full Story »

Posted by Jon Mitchell - via The Guardian (US), Memeorandum, George Moga (t), Megan Taylor (t), Josh_Young (t), barbara trummpinski-roberts (t), Shakthi Sivanathan (t), Ellie Kesselman (t), Jason Samfield (t), Johan Jessen (t), Jon Mitchell (t), Fabrice Florin (f)

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Jonathan Brough
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by Jonathan Brough - Jan. 8, 2011

I was under the impression that Manning was yet uncharged but they say he was indicted. I believe there is a major ommission as well. Glen Grenwald posts (linked) an original sealed request sent to Twitter that barred them from informing the individuals concerned. This was seemingly sent on the 15th dec, challenged by Twiiter and subsequently revoiked by the same judge.

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