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The New York police department taking legal action against Twitter to force the web -- to identify the user behind a mass shooting threat similar to the one in Aurora Colorado.
So far the web -- is refusing to give out that information David Lee Miller is live in -- hi David what are we know about these threats.
-- and the threats -- -- apparently last Friday which by the way was opening night of Mike Tyson's one man show called undisputed truth.
The tweets threatened to attack that the -- And they specifically cited what took place in Aurora Colorado the -- shooting at the Batman film the Dark Knight rises which twelve people were killed.
Let's bring up a full screen graphic right now and you can read the text of some of the tweets this blank ain't no joke you know I'm serious people are going to die like Aurora.
Then there was a second -- bring that up gosh I'm still making this hit -- damn I wanna kill a lot of people.
And then responding to a post about why no shooting -- taken place as of yet.
There was a third tweet that said and I quote.
I had last minute plans and I'm in Florida right now but it'll happen I promise I'm just finishing up my hit list.
Now the NYPD has asked that the handle of the -- person behind the -- not be released they are attempting to identify this individual.
They send a notification.
To Twitter asking for information.
And right now the NYPD is seeking a subpoena they say that this is a serious matter they're treating these threats as a serious ones.
And we should also mention that we've just learned that it looks like the person behind.
These threatening messages may have also threatened a number of celebrities is well I -- So David any response from Twitter.
According to the NYPD.
The day after.
The request was made for information that would help identify the person behind these tweets the NYPD received a message from Twitter and we have the text of this as well let's bring it up on the full screen.
Twitter said quote while we do invoke emergency disclosure procedures when it appears there is -- a threat is present specific and immediate this does not appear to fall under -- strict parameters.
As per our policies.
And Fox News just a short time ago got a response from Twitter asking for elaboration they just referred -- -- -- general statement on their website.
The director of the clay by the -- says he has faith.
In the NYPD the director of the show by the way spike Lee Petty and then alright David Lee Miller thank you.
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