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Twitter lawsuit threatened over alleged Hezbollah aid – CNN

According to a December 30, 2011 article on, the Shurat HaDin Israel Law Center is asserting that Twitter is in violation of U.S. law for allowing foreign terrorist organizations such as Hezbollah to use their online network.

According to CNN, the director of the organization, Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, sent a letter to Twitter noting that two of their users, Hezbollah and al-Shabaab, "are officially designated as terrorist organizations under U.S. law."  Specifically, Darshan-Leitner referred to the "material support" statute that forbids providing aid to any designated terrorist organizations.

The letter comes in the wake of a year where Twitter and other online social media outlets such as Facebook and YouTube were extensively used during the Arab Spring.

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