Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 6th Dec 2010 00:24 UTC
Legal I'm (was?) a Twitter user. This past week I found it utterly weird that none of the words #wikileaks, #cablegate, #cables, #Assange were actually "trending". I even tweeted about this 5 days ago. Today, my fears of secret censorship seem to be coming true. It appears that Twitter is censoring all these words, so they don't appear in the (much-used) Twitter "trends" list. Update 1: A Twitter staffer replied to the blog post saying that their trending algorithm doesn't always result to the most popular terms. Update 2: More investigation about what might be going on.
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by djitanium on Mon 6th Dec 2010 14:20 UTC
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Twitter has the right to censor whatever they want. When you sign up for a service, you agree to play within the sandbox they provide.

Considering Wikileaks is a criminal organization that now resorts to cyber-terrorism, Twitter is clearly justified.

If you don't like it, get a hanky, blow your nose, and build your own social network for you and your three friends.

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