Twitter should reconsider the reports of abuse

California-based journalist Darwin BondGraham tweeted a document he had obtained under the state’s public records act. It showed an email exchange between an employee and a customer of the law enforcement contractor, PredPol. Shortly afterwards, the employee responded on Twitter by asking BondGraham not to publish personal information publicly. The request apparently referred to the fact that the office phone number was visible in the emails. After BondGraham refused to remove the Tweet, he received a notification from Twitter that his account had been suspended.

Country: Global

Domains: IG

Tags: Twitter, personal data, freedom of expression, Internet, censorship

Posted on Friday 12 December 2014

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