Tag Archive for internet privacy

Twitter Just Sold You Out!

A new episode in trespassing virtual privacy occurred on Tuesday when the news of Twitter having allowed businesses to buy access to the website’s archived tweets surfaced. The news met with strong criticism from privacy activists who felt that by doing so Twitter had compromised the privacy of its over 500 million users. Twitter users are generally of the…

Free Speech Activists Worried Over Twitter Ruling

An obscene tweet sent to Michele Bachmann has inspired a judge to force Twitter to reveal the identity of the vulgar user. A certain Mr. Y had earlier tweeted to Bachmann stating that he wanted to ‘F*** her with a Vietnam era machete’. While there has not been any direct criticism on the specific ruling in question,…