U.S. government defends tactics in WikiLeaks probe


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Quote: Alan Dershowitz, an attorney serving as an adviser to Assange’s lawyers in Great Britain, said he agrees that the government’s efforts to obtain the Twitter records infringe on the users’ constitutional rights.

Constitutional rights? In the US? Britain does not have a constitution. Would he be referring to Iceland, I wonder?

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@nandakandamanda -- The warrant was issued by a U.S. Magistrate Judge pursuant to U.S. law and requires the production of records maintained in the U.S. by Twitter. Therefore, the U.S. Constitution is applicable, regardless of the location of the people using those Twitter accounts.

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