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Court rules in favor of Twitter in fight against U.S. government for transparency

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Image: bloomberg/getty images Defending freedom of speech continues to be Twitter’s strong game. The company’s ongoing lawsuit against the U.S. government for the right to publish aggregated data requests had a new development in favor of the 140-character network on Thursday. SEE ALSO: Twitter Sues U.S. Government for Right to Be More Transparent A federal judge in California ruled against the U.S. government’s arguments that Twitter should not be allowed to report the precise number of data requests in their biannual transparency reports, ruling that the government’s reasons are unsubstantiated. Ars Technica first reported this new development in the case, […]