Free speech advocates said the DHS order appeared to be the first time the government has attempted to use its powers to expose an anonymous critic — a development that, if successful, would have a "grave chilling effect on the speech of that account" as well as other accounts critical of the U.S. government, Twitter said.
"The Government Is Demanding to Know Who This Trump Critic Is. Twitter Is Suing to Keep It a Secret." is from the April 06, 2017 Technology section of The Washington Post. It was written by Hayley Tsukayama and narrated by Jill Melancon.