Government seeks to unmask Trump dissident on Twitter, lawsuit reveals

Twitter says government wants to reveal identity behind an account that claims to provide anonymity for civil servants who disagree with Trump policy

The US government sought to unmask the identity of an anonymous Twitter account criticizing its policies, according to a lawsuit filed by the social media platform Thursday.

Customs and Border Patrol (CBP), a division of homeland security, issued a summons to Twitter on 14 March seeking records including the phone number, mailing addresses, and IP addresses associated with @ALT_USCIS, an account that purports to convey the views of dissenters within the government.

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Facebook’s “M” assistant pops into chats, offers its help — if you’re a beta tester

Facebook wants its digital assistant, M, to play a bigger role in your digital life. That’s why the assistant will now pop into chats to offer suggestions on actions it can do for you — if you’re an M beta tester, that is.

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