TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Apr 24, 2012

An Occupy Wall Street protester can't stop prosecutors from getting his tweets, a judge has ruled in a clash over the bounds of privacy in an age of living publicly on social networks. In a ruling Friday, Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Matthew A. Sciarrino Jr. said prosecutors weren't overreaching by seeking Malcolm Harris' public tweets for weeks before and months after his Oct. 1 disorderly conduct arrest on the Brooklyn Bridge, as well as the user information surrounding the Twitter account he used at the time. WSMV has this AP story