In Which My Identity Is Sought By Federal Grand Jury Subpoena

Mike Masnick at Techdirt reported it first: the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Texas issued a federal grand jury subpoena to Twitter, seeking the identifying information for five Twitter accounts, including @popehat.

Here is the subpoena.

I'm 98.5% confident that this related to the federal prosecution of one Justin Shafer, who is charged with using computers to harass an FBI agent and his family. You can read about Shafer's background in Mike's post. You can read the complaint against him here.

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