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#OWS #Tweets Undermine Defense Against #NYPD

#OWS #Tweets Undermine Defense Against #NYPD

Tweets by Occupy Wall Street protester Malcolm Harris and others were revealed in court Wednesday, destroying the defense that police baited OWS protestors on to the roadway of the Brooklyn Bridge only to arrest them. The tweets were submitted as evidence and Harris pleaded guilty to disorderly [Full Story…]

NY Judge Rules Twitter Must Produce #OWS Protesters Posts

NY Judge Rules Twitter Must Produce #OWS Protesters Posts

NY State Supreme Court Judge Matthew A. Sciarrino Jr. ruled yesterday that Twitter has to turn over post and background information from Occupy Wall Street protester Malcolm Harris by Sept. 14. If Twitter does not produce Mr. Harris's posts, than they must provide the court with its earnings [Full Story…]

Twitter Appeals To Protect #OWS Protester

Twitter Appeals To Protect #OWS Protester

Twitter filed an appeal this week asking a NY appeals court to reconsider earlier rulings ordering the social network to give the government tweets and account information on two Twitter accounts believed to have been used by Malcolm Harris, involved in Occupy Wall Street. That lower court ruling [Full Story…]

#OWS Protesters Look to Prevent Twitter Subpoena

#OWS Protesters Look to Prevent Twitter Subpoena

Malcolm Harris, an Occupy Wall Street protester, filed a civil proceeding recently to block a judge's ruling that Twitter must hand over his tweets and account information to prosecutors. Harris took part in the mass protest on the Brooklyn Bridge last October and was charged with disorderly [Full Story…]

NY Judge Rules Twitter Must Reveal #occupywallstreet Data

NY Judge Rules Twitter Must Reveal #occupywallstreet Data

On Monday, a NY criminal court judge denied Twitter's appeal to stop the court order requiring them to release the account information and tweets of Malcolm Harris. Harris was charged with Disorderly Conduct in a state criminal case filed by the state of NY last year, involving the Occupy Wall [Full Story…]

NYCLU Looks to Fight ‘Stop and Frisk’ With an App

NYCLU Looks to Fight 'Stop and Frisk' With an App

For years the New York Civil Liberties Union has been monitoring and speaking out against the stop and frisk practices of the NYPD. They say it has amounted to racial profiling and caused the arrest of numerous black and Latino men in the city, as well as those in poorer communities, for possession [Full Story…]

Twitter Defends User’s Privacy Over #OWS Subpoena

Twitter Defends User's Privacy Over #OWS Subpoena

After NYer and Occupy Wall Street protester Malcolm Harris recently lost the court battle over city officials attempting to procure months of old tweets regarding the Occupy Wall Street Brooklyn Bridge March, in which 700 protesters including Harris were arrested, Twitter has stepped up to the plate [Full Story…]

Green Light Given by Judge to Subpoena #OWS Protester’s Tweets

Green Light Given by Judge to Subpoena #OWS Protester's Tweets

An Occupy Wall Street protester has lost his appeal to stop prosecutors from subpoenaing his tweets.  Malcolm Harris, who was arrested on Oct. 1 during the mass OWS protest on the Brooklyn Bridge, challenged a recent subpoena of his tweets that, according to Reuters, prosecutors want to use as [Full Story…]

NY Law Enforcement Snags #OWS Protesters via Twitter

NY Law Enforcement Snags #OWS Protesters via Twitter

As a result of a recent subpoena issued to Twitter by NY DAs and prosecutors, several Occupy Wall Street protestors have re-evaluated their decision to fight charges against them. The order allows the user's Twitter account to be used by the court in order to find incriminating evidence against the [Full Story…]

#OWS Protesters Reach Beyond Facebook, Twitter

#OWS Protesters Reach Beyond Facebook, Twitter

A team of about 30 Occupy Wall Street protesters have been working on new high-tech tools to enable better communication among fellow demonstrators that goes beyond traditional social media.  Andrew Mallis, a professional web developer that is part of the team, said to The Wall Street Journal, "most [Full Story…]

Twitter subpoenaed for NY #OWS Tweets

Twitter subpoenaed for NY #OWS Tweets

Late last year, Twitter played a key role in keeping NY activists in touch and helped them document ground activity during the Occupy Wall Street protests.  NY district attorneys realized this and are now hoping to secure information sent via Twitter to use against the protesters Protester Malcom [Full Story…]

NY State Subpoenas Twitter Account of #OccupyWallStreet Activist

NY State Subpoenas Twitter Account of #OccupyWallStreet Activist

The state of NY has subpoenaed Twitter, demanding Malcolm Harris’ account login. According to BetaBeat, Harris is an Occupy Wall Street activist whose account, @destructuremal, was tweeting from the front lines of the Brooklyn Bridge march last year when  several people were arrested. The march [Full Story…]

“I’m Getting Arrested” App Brainchild of NY Developer

"I'm Getting Arrested" App Brainchild of NY Developer

When NY media producer Sam Zimmerman fielded frantic text messages from his girlfriend as she and other Occupy Wall Street protesters were being arrested, his friend, developer, Jason Van Anden came up with the idea for the I'm Getting Arrested App, according to an article on the San Francisco Bay [Full Story…]

Livestream and Ustream Gain Wider Audiences from #OccupyWallStreet

Livestream and Ustream Gain Wider Audiences from #OccupyWallStreet

When Max Haot searched for investors in Livestream three years ago, he was told people prefer to watch videos according to their own schedules, not in real time. Hoat, co-founder and chief executive of the company, said funders missed the point. “They are watching so that they can be there and [Full Story…]

NYPD Officer Creates App for Calculating Overtime

NYPD Officer Creates App for Calculating Overtime

It is not uncommon for New York Police Department officers to struggle with computing hours worked overtime. Brooklyn-based Police Officer David Doxsee was ready to put an end to the complex overtime rules and chose, instead, to teach himself programming. According to the New York Post, Doxsee [Full Story…]