Are Your Tweets Protected?

Check out Kate Knibbs’s article “Why Twitter’s Privacy Fight Matters.” “Police arrested Malcolm Harris for disorderly conduct when he blocked traffic on the Brooklyn Bridge during the protests. This week, New York City Criminal Court Judge Matthew Sciarrino upheld a court order for the information and told Twitter to hand over access to Harris’ account, since the prosecution believes…

Redditor Documents Colorado Movie Massacre

As I am sure everyone knows by now, there was a mass shooting during the midnight premiere of “The Dark Knight Rises” early this morning. A Reddit user by the name of Morgan Jones aka. “integ3r” has been documenting the shooting as well as the fallout. The Huffington Post wrote an article praising his citizen journalism. You…

Is Occupy Wall Street Dead?

Last year on September 17th about 1,000 people set up camp in Zuccotti Park to express their frustration with the system they believed broke the promise of the American dream. The people who joined this protest and those who expanded it to other cities captured the attention of the media, academics and Congress, causing them to…

Why Did Twitter Stand Up for the Little Guy?

This past Monday, New York trial court Judge Sciarrino ruled that Twitter must turn over all of the tweets Malcom Harris made throughout the three months before his arrest during the Occupy Wall Street march across the Brooklyn Bridge, in which the NYPD arrested 700 others. Most unusually, Twitter went to court on behalf of…