Search and Seizure

Judge Tries To End-Run Twitter's Appeal of Order To Disclose User Data

Due process? We don't need no stinking due process.


Twitter's ongoing battle to demand that law enforcement request sensitive user information with a search warrant rather than a subpoena has taken a strange and dangerous turn.  An ill-advised order from the judge presiding over the case means that either Twitter must disclose data without a warrant, or risk a potentially expensive contempt of court citation.