albo - 1:45 pm on May 30, 2011 (gmt 0)
To add to that, wheel, I'm curious as to what they'd gain by fetching the "name, email address and telephone number" when it is almost certain ANYone could get a TwitterId with the same.
There's certainly no guarantee of anyone to peep over the keyboard when someone signs up for a free Twitter account. Even an 8-year-old can apply. With a free temporary email account from bugmenot.com, it's so easy even a caveman could do it.