The US government is giving tech companies more freedom to disclose government data requests. But for Twitter, it's not enough.
In a blog posted Thursday, Jeremy Kessel, Twitter's manager for Global Legal Policy, said the company sees the current restrictions against disclosure as a violation of its First Amendment rights. As such, the microblogging site has been battling with the US government.
"We have pressed the US Department of Justice to allow greater transparency, and proposed future disclosures concerning national security requests that would be more meaningful to Twitter's users," Kessel said. "We are … Read more