Saturday, January 8, 2011

U.S. orders Twitter to hand over WikiLeaks records

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. court has ordered Twitter to hand over details of the accounts of WikiLeaks and several supporters as part of a criminal investigation into the release of hundreds of thousands of confidential documents.

The December 14 subpoena obtained by the Department of Justice and published by online magazine on Friday said the records sought from the microblogging website were "relevant to an ongoing criminal investigation."

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