LXBN TV: When Twitter & Facebook Have to Turn Your Data Over to Law Enforcement—Hayes Hunt

By | LXBN | August 13, 2012

As is well-obvious at this point, social networking activity on sites like Twitter and Facebook are integral part of a majority of Americans day-to-day lives. As a result, looking over that behavior data can be particularly revealing, especially to law enforcement officials. While they’ve found such data to be a valuable tool, those sites aren’t too keen on handing it over. To explain what protections prevent Twitter and Facebook from turning over user data, why those sites wouldn’t want to and what role corporate partners play in all of this (see: Guy Adams scandal), we bring in Hayes Hunt of Cozen O’Connor and the excellent From the Sidebar