Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Twitter Begins Censoring Messages

The New York Times reports on Twitter's agreement to block messages at the request of certain foreign governments. Some individuals react with outrage, others understand Twitter's position. Twitter says it will remove only "illegal" communication (illegal being defined by the country from which the communication issues) and notes that users can reset their locations manually to see all communications.

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