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US wants Twitter details of Wikileaks activists

Posted By admin On January 8, 2011 @ 10:38 am In Featured Stories,Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

BBC News [1]
Saturday, January 8, 2010

The US government has subpoenaed the social networking site Twitter for personal details of people connected to Wikileaks, court documents show.

The US District Court in Virginia said it wanted information including user names, addresses, connection records, telephone numbers and payment details.

Those named include Wikileaks founder Julian Assange and an Icelandic MP.

The US is examining possible charges against Mr Assange over the leaking of 250,000 classified diplomatic cables.

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