Twitter Sued For $50M For Refusing To Identify Anti-Semitic Users

The privacy of many Twitter members is being argued about in the latest lawsuit naming Twitter the $50 million plaintiff. redletterdave writes After a French civil court ruled on Jan. 24 that Twitter must identify anyone who broke France’s hate speech laws, Twitter has since refused to identify the users behind a handful of hateful and anti-Semitic messages, resulting in a $50 million lawsuit.”

“Twitter argues it only needs to comply with U.S. laws and is thus protected by the full scope of the First Amendment and its free speech privileges, but France believes its Internet users should be subject to the country’s tighter laws against racist and hateful forms of expression.” [Source: Slashdot]

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