Twitter sues government US to secret data requests to publish




Twitter has sued the American government because the restrictions that the Ministry of Justice, the company imposes to give information about data requests would be free by the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States on freedom of expression. Conflict

Twitter and other American tech companies are severely limited in their ability to publish transparency reports. Information about data requests They may include specific, say nothing about the receipt of hs’ s and phys -sommaties the FBI. Even if they have not had such withdrawals at all that they can not release notes on Twitter. Only ranges from 0 to 999 may be published without the designation eg which part of the NSA and which part of the FBI comes.

The microblogging service has sued the American government because the company would have to publish data on the extent of state control more details. Entitled on the basis of freedom of expression “We should have to do so in a meaningful way, the freedom, other than general, inexact strings,” explains Ben Lee, vice president of Twitter.

Other tech companies like Google appealed tend to concentrate on the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States in a call for more transparency. Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Facebook and LinkedIn decided, however, to see after a litigation off decision of the American government that the general series could be released. NSL- over and phys-requests Twitter thinks that decision does not go far enough and wants to publish exact figures.


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