Boston DA Subpoenas Occupiers' Twitter Info

It's not Syria or Bahrain, it's Boston.

On December 14, Assistant District Attorney Benjamin Goldberger submitted a subpoena to Twitter requesting user info and IP addresses for several users, and also displayed his lack of tech savvy by asking for the account info of a couple of hashtags -- keywords used on Twitter.

Goldberger says the information is needed pursuant to a criminal investigation, and orders Twitter not to "disclose the existence of this request." It appears to have been leaked, and you can read it below.

You can send an email to Goldberger at the address at the bottom of the document and ask him what his office is up to, but you really should keep it polite -- he seems pretty litigious.

Subpeona on @p0isAn0n @OccupyBoston #BostonPD #d0xcak3

AlterNet / By Joshua Holland

Posted at December 23, 2011, 10:36am

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