May 2, 2016 / 7:52 PM / in 2 years

Twitter lawsuit partly dismissed over U.S. information requests

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday partly dismissed a lawsuit filed by Twitter Inc TWTR.N in which the social media company argued it should be allowed to publicly disclose more details about requests for information it receives from the U.S. government.

A 3D-printed logo for Twitter is seen in this picture illustration made in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina on January 26, 2016. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers in Oakland, California also gave Twitter the opportunity to re-file its lawsuit to include more details about government decision-making, in order to try to move its claims forward.

Reporting by Dan Levine; Editing by Bill Rigby

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