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7 Feb, 2014

Twitter ‘considering legal options’ over US Govt data requests – theguardian.com

Twitter has called for greater freedom to report government security requests as part of its latest transparency report.

The report discloses only those national security requests that are permitted by the US Department of Justice (DoJ), which Twitter says hampers “meaningful or sufficient transparency for the public”.

“Allowing Twitter, or any other similarly situated company, to only disclose national security requests within an overly broad range seriously undermines the objective of transparency,” said Jeremy Kessel, Twitter’s global legal policy manager in a blogpost.

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