Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 8th Jun 2013 17:02 UTC
Legal I didn't want to put this in the article on the coordinated PR campaign, but the fact that one company refuses to cooperate with the US government in the way Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and others were more than willing to do, is very, very important. This means that the argument "but we had to do the things we did because Washington told us to" holds no water. Twitter's refusal proves that the others did not have to say yes - they chose to do so. Whenever someone - a corporate PR person, company blogger, or fanboy - tells you Microsoft, Apple, or Google had no choice, all you need to say is "Twitter".
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RE[2]: Comment by Nelson
by aargh on Mon 10th Jun 2013 11:41 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Nelson"
aargh
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2009-10-12

Disclaimer: I'm not too familiar with Twitter

I thought everything you posted on Twitter is already publicly accessible - isn't that true?

The US government could still ask for user passwords, but I don't know what that could get them.

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