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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Twitter Complies With Court Order To Turn Over Account Information On NY Theater Threats

Twitter has complied with a court order to turn over information after repeated tweets surfaced from an account holder concerning Mike Tyson's one-man show. The tweets strongly suggested that the sender would imitate the recent deadly shootings in Aurora, Colorado. Twitter execs had earlier refused a request from the NYPD to turn over the information. More here from the New York Times, here from CBS this morning.

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