British player in court bid for Twitter details
Lawyers say a British footballer has begun legal action to
demand that online messaging service Twitter discloses the account
details of users who broke an anonymity order.
The player, who is not identified in court documents, obtained a
judge-issued order banning publication of his identity in
connection with an alleged affair with a reality television
In a statement, Schillings law firm said ”an application has
been made to obtain limited information concerning the unlawful use
of Twitter by a small number of individuals.”
Earlier this month a Twitter account posted six tweets claiming
to expose celebrities who had obtained court-issued gag orders.
Twitter spokesman Matt Graves said the company was unable to