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[liberationtech] Where can I find the Twitter censorship handbook?

dan jones hack at riseup.net
Fri Dec 14 20:28:24 PST 2012


I am not intimately familiar all cases but I just want to acknowledge
the backbone that Twitter has had in defending the privacy of their
users in court. People like John at Twitter are fighting the good fight
for a free internet.

- Dan

> It's a serious affront to all the work we've done to enable people to
> freely communicate, and the number of times that we've gone to bat for
> users,  to make posts like these.
> 
> -john
> 
> 
> On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 6:36 PM, Griffin Boyce <griffinboyce at gmail.com>wrote:
> 
>>   Have you tried contacting twitter support directly? In the first
>> instance, it's likely that you were reported by someone who saw it and took
>> offense to it.
>>
>>   As for having tweets reported for spam, it could have been a competitor
>> (and that type of reporting is easy to automate). But the Twitter spam
>> algorithm could also have interpreted the [short tweet length + link +
>> popular hashtag] as being spam.
>>
>>   From a merchant perspective, we kind of operate at her majesty's
>> pleasure.  By that I mean that social networks make the rules, enforce them
>> (or not), and our only real recourse is to move to another, less populated
>> social network.  I'd recommend talking to twitter support before totally
>> writing it off, but you might not get a resolution for the reasons
>> mentioned above.
>>
>> Best,
>> Griffin Boyce
>> @abditum
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 8:42 PM, Uncle Zzzen <unclezzzen at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Warning for the politically-correct: this message contains the N-word. I
>>> believe it is in context :)
>>
>>
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>> not pay close attention to the human interaction factors involved
>> risk failing to provide security by failing to attract users."
>> ~Len Sassaman
>>
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>>
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