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Add comment on:Twitter Subpoenas Chill Free Speech; San Francisco District Attorney Backs Down
Linda Lye, ACLU-NC
The San Francisco District Attorney recently issued subpoenas to Twitter for tweets by two political protesters, Lauren Smith and Robert Donohoe, who had been charged with rioting and unlawful assembly during a Columbus Day demonstration last year. The ACLU and EFF filed a brief in support of the protesters' motion to quash the subpoenas.
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