Twitter ‘leaving us in the dark’ over state hacking claims, activists say

Twitter ‘leaving us in the dark’ over state hacking claims, activists say
By Bethany Horne

More than 50 political activists say Twitter won’t answer critical questions about ‘state-sponsored’ hacking attempts in December

When more than 50 political activists from across Europe and North America were told by Twitter in December 2015 that their accounts had has been attacked by anonymous “state-sponsored actors”, they had very little to go on.

One of those targeted was Anne Roth, who has been advising the German Left party during the government’s investigation into US surveillance. She is no stranger to these type of attacks, she said, but when threats come from her own government she has a framework for what to do.

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February 4, 2016 at 09:00AM
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