But in an email to The Daily Telegraph, Christopher McCloskey, NBC Sport’s vice-president of communications, said Twitter had actually contacted the network’s social media department to alert them to Mr Adams’s tweets.
“Our social media dept was actually alerted to it by Twitter and then we filled out the form and submitted it,” he wrote.
Adams’ tweeted the email of the head of NBC’s olympic coverage. I think Twitter made a smart move here. Someone violated the terms of service agreement, and it was crucial to alert NBC that the privacy of an employee was compromised.
Slippery slope, though.