Twitter takes step to make it difficult to spy on users

2013-11-23 09:17

Twitter has said it has implemented a security technology that makes it more difficult to spy on its users and called on other internet firms to do the same, as Web providers look to thwart spying by government intelligence agencies.

Twitter’s move is the latest response from US internet firms following disclosures by former spy agency contractor Edward Snowden about widespread, classified US government surveillance programs.

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