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By Robert A. Vella

A day after Twitter filed a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which sought to block that federal agency from forcing it to reveal the identity of a user who had engaged in speech critical of President Trump, this happened:

Twitter on Friday pulled a lawsuit filed against the U.S. government, saying that a summons by the government for user account information had been withdrawn, according to new court papers.

The move came a day after the social media company filed a federal lawsuit to block an order by the U.S. government demanding it reveal who is behind an account opposed to President Donald Trump’s tough immigration policies.

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The American Civil Liberties Union, which told NBC News it was representing the person behind the @ALT_uscis account, called the development a “big victory for free speech and right to dissent.”

Twitter declined to comment.

Shush… everybody be quiet, and maybe this embarrassing situation will fade away!

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