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Google Provides Vague Range of How Often FBI Seeks User Data

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Google has released figures on the number of FBI data requests. Google received less than 1,000 requests a year for the last four years, but it wasn't able to elaborate further due to restrictions placed by law enforcement agencies. Google has released figures on the number of FBI data requests. Google received less than 1,000 requests a year for the last four years, but it wasn't able to elaborate further due to restrictions placed by law enforcement agencies. 0 Comments

Why & How Google Hands Over Users' Data to Governments

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When Google is able to, it notifies users that someone has come knocking for their information – whether it's search query history, Gmail messages, documents, photos, or YouTube videos – giving them time to prepare a legal response. When Google is able to, it notifies users that someone has come knocking for their information – whether it's search query history, Gmail messages, documents, photos, or YouTube videos – giving them time to prepare a legal response. 0 Comments

Google Forfeiture: Government Splits $500 Million

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Government agencies that took part in an investigation of Google for distributing paid search ads for Canadian pharmacies that illegally shipped drugs into the U.S. will split $500 million Google forfeited to avoid Department of Justice prosecution. Government agencies that took part in an investigation of Google for distributing paid search ads for Canadian pharmacies that illegally shipped drugs into the U.S. will split $500 million Google forfeited to avoid Department of Justice prosecution. 0 Comments