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FREE PRESS UNDER ATTACK: Democratic National Committee Serves WikiLeaks With Lawsuit Through Twitter

The Democratic National Committee served WikiLeaks with a lawsuit via Twitter on Friday.

The lawsuit, filed in Manhattan, is based on WikiLeaks publishing their emails during the 2016 election. It accuses the publisher of violations of federal copyright laws and the Trade Secrets Act.

The account used to serve WikiLeaks was created right before they sent the tweet.

The Democratic Party had filed a motion in federal court requesting permission to serve WikiLeaks with a lawsuit through the platform in July. The motion claimed that they have been unable to serve the publisher with the lawsuit since April 20.

“Because WikiLeaks has more of a virtual than a physical presence, the court can and should exercise its authority … to authorize service by Twitter,” the DNC argued […]

Read the full story from The Gateway Pundit

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