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.

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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.