Welp, looks like your tweets really aren't protected by law. After months of haggling with the courts, Twitter has finally turned over the protected tweets of Occupy Wall Street protestor Malcolm Harris after his arrest in October.
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Everyone screws up and occasionally tweets something they shouldn't. Thanks to services like Topsy, deleting your 140-character flub has never been a foolproof way of erasing your misdeed, but we always thought it was good enough to keep us from getting busted. Now a judge says even deleted tweets can be used against you in court. Stop tweeting illegal stuff people!
The "Occupy Movement" might be nebulous, but it's at least a stirring cross-section of ideas. One of them, as followed by Motherboard's latest doc, "Free the Network," was the idea to create an internet owned by the people. It kinda worked.
I'm glad Lego allows children (not to mention adults) to indulge in some escapist fantasies. But what they really need is a hard dose of reality served up in brick form. Slate's imaginary Lego Civil Unrest series is the perfect example!