Lauren Dugan reports:
It might not be your typical petition, but digital privacy advocates are trying to get Twitter to acknowledge its inspired act to protect the privacy of its users during the US government-WikiLeaks clash on its network. They’re sending around a petition asking people to #ThankTwitter, so the company knows just how powerful their move to protect its users’ privacy was.
Privacy Camp started the following petition to let Twitter know that people are grateful that it stood up for user rights:
petition @twitter to #ThankTwitter for protecting your #Privacy #Wikileaks http://act.ly/2zp RT to sign
Read more on MediaBistro. Remember that you can also express your appreciation for Twitter’s gutsy move by voting to name them Company of the Year for Data Privacy Day 2011: http://bit.ly/e6LAFY. See the #ThankTwitter page hosted on this web site.