Apr 242014
 April 24, 2014  Posted by  Business, Court, Online, Surveillance, U.S.

Mike Masnick writes:

The ACLU has jumped into a troubling legal fight, in which it appears that the DOJ hasissued gag orders against Twitter and Yahoo concerning grand jury subpoenas that have been sent to both companies. This case is one we mentioned last week where magistrate judge John Facciola asked the two companies to weigh in, as he appears unconvinced that the government’s request is sound. However, the whole thing is happening under seal, which the ACLU feels is inappropriate, given the importance of allowing companies to respond freely to such requests, without being gagged.

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