26 May '11, 10pm

@Twitter prepared to hand over user info if 'legally required' - @TODAYonline

LONDON - Micro-blogging service Twitter said it was prepared to hand over information identifying tens of thousands of people who have used the social-networking website to break privacy injunctions. A senior executive from Twitter admitted for the first time on Wednesday that the website would turn over information to the authorities if it was "legally required" to do so. The admission could encourage legal action by a number of celebrities who have been named on the website as having obtained injunctions to hide alleged affairs. Experts had previously assumed that people who breached gagging orders on Twitter were protected from legal reprisals because the website is outside the jurisdiction of British courts. But Mr Dominic Grieve, the British Attorney-General, warned earlier this week that people who breached injunctions online were in for a "rude shock". Mr Ryan Giggs...

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