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Google Transparency Report Adds Details on Subpoenas, Search Warrants, Court Orders

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Between July and December of 2012, 68 percent of the personal data requests Google received from government entities in the U.S. were through subpoenas; 22 percent were through search warrants; and the remaining 10 percent were mostly court orders. Between July and December of 2012, 68 percent of the personal data requests Google received from government entities in the U.S. were through subpoenas; 22 percent were through search warrants; and the remaining 10 percent were mostly court orders. 0 Comments

Google Transparency Report Now Shows User Data Requests

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The Google Transparency Report has been updated to include data on Government requests for user information. The new version gives both updated data for the first half of 2011 and adds the details on user data requests. The Google Transparency Report has been updated to include data on Government requests for user information. The new version gives both updated data for the first half of 2011 and adds the details on user data requests. 0 Comments

Google Forced to Release WikiLeaks Volunteer's Gmail Info

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The U.S. government has seized the email information of WikiLeaks volunteer Jacob Appelbaum from Google and ISP Sonic.net, though they have no evidence he has committed a crime. They don’t need probable cause under a controversial U.S. law. The U.S. government has seized the email information of WikiLeaks volunteer Jacob Appelbaum from Google and ISP Sonic.net, though they have no evidence he has committed a crime. They don’t need probable cause under a controversial U.S. law. 0 Comments