New York Judge Overrules Twitter: Tweets Broadcast to the Public ‘Belong to the Public’

New York Judge Overrules Twitter: Tweets Broadcast to the Public ‘Belong to the Public’ | Betabeat:

“Based on that reasoning, it seems like the court will only be soliciting Mr. Harris’s public tweets and not his DMs or private account information. Still, definitely not a good day for Internet privacy advocates.”

On what crazy planet are tweets, willingly and without duress posted by an individual, suddenly anything to do with “privacy”?