Police's bizarre supoena to Twitter for Occupy Boston participants' personal data, begets an even more bizarre court proceeding.

Madame Filth's picture

don't know if you heard about the strange subpoena to twitter for the personal data of users associated with Occupy Boston. it generated many chuckles in its ignorance, kinda like your grandmother asking you what it means to google something...
see here
http://boingboing.net/2011/12/24/boston-pds-bizarre-occupy-su.html

and here
http://bostinno.com/2011/12/27/bpd-subpoenas-occupy-boston-twitter-accounts-mistakenly-confuses-handles-hashtags/

now read this post by an attorney attempting to assist one of the twitter users in challenging the subpoena. you will not believe this happened in an american courtroom:

http://www.aclu.org/blog/national-security-technology-and-liberty/wtf-what-fawkes

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