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Twitter asked to reveal anti-Semitic users

Jewish students in France want names of users posting anti-Semitic tweets released to enable prosecution.
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2013 04:52

A group of Jewish students in France is taking on one of the giants of the internet - Twitter.

They want the micro-blogging site to reveal the names of people who post anti-Semitic tweets so they can be prosecuted for hate crimes.

But as both sides appeared in a Paris courtroom on Tuesday, Twitter said it could not hand over data without permission from US authorities.

Al Jazeera's Tim Friend reports.

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