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A sign is posted on the exterior of the Twitter headquarters on February 5, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
A sign is posted on the exterior of the Twitter headquarters on February 5, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Twitter has shutdown Politwoops, a website that keeps track of politicians' deleted tweets.

Twitter's reasoning was that Politwoops was misusing a Twitter tool that allowed users to find out about any changes to Twitter accounts. But the action has raised concerns from political reporters and government watchdog groups.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Margarita Noriega, who has been covering the story for Vox.

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This segment aired on August 28, 2015.

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