11/21/2012 08:19 am ET Updated Jan 21, 2013

Is Hamas' Twitter Account Illegal?

Is Twitter guilty of aiding Hamas terrorism? That's what a petition by the pro-Israel group Christians United for Israel (CUFI) claims. In a campaign launched--where else?--on Twitter, the group argues that providing "services" of any kind to a designated terrorist organization like Hamas is a federal crime. It has urged its members and supporters to email Twitter demanding it to ban Hamas from Twitter accounts, and to copy the U.S. Attorney's office in San Francisco on the emails, suggesting a criminal investigation.

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