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WikiLeaks, free speech and Twitter come together in Va. court case

• Washington Post
It all stemmed from the government's attempts to get personal information from the Twitter accounts of three people linked to the WikiLeaks probe. Their lawyers argued that the data - screen names, mailing addresses, telephone numbers, credit card and bank account information, and Internet protocol addresses - is protected by the First Amendment. Prosecutors said the request is a routine part of their criminal probe.