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  1. Google, Facebook, Microsoft & Others Join Forces to Fight NSA Spying

    It calls for greater transparency over how data requests are recorded, with the firms once again asking to be able to publish the number and extent of user data requests they receive. Eight of the world's largest technology companies have signed a...

  2. Google: 25,000 Government Requests for Data in First Half of 2013

    Data released by Google as part of its twice-yearly transparency report shows that requests rose from 21,389 to 25,879 between the second half of 2012 and the first half of 2013. However, the US Department of Justice contends that US law does not...

  3. 9 Ways to Prepare for a Future Without Cookie Tracking

    Less legalese and more transparency. Explain how disabling functionality may affect user experience or functionality. It’s probably safe to say that aside from a few specific highly-regulated industries and regions, most digital marketing...

  4. Google '(Not Provided)' Keywords: 10 Ways to Get Organic Search Data

    Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court for greater transparency. It also gives you impression versus click data, which is data Google never gave webmasters in Google Analytics, so it can help you see what keywords people are using where your site...

  5. 6 Things We Learned From Marissa Mayer and Mark Zuckerberg at TechCrunch Disrupt 2013

    She also mentioned that Yahoo has been pushing for more transparency. The company really wanted something that matched what they stand for, which is their great products and user experience. Zuckerberg, along with the six telecommunications and...

  6. Reality Check: Google Isn't 'Killing' Organic Search

    The FTC recently asked multiple search engines to evaluate the transparency of their paid products in search results as the SERPs continue to change: As a mobile user, do you really want to go to the restaurant's website first when you're doing a...

  7. Weekly Rundown: Lost Google Image Search Traffic, Facebook Search Ads & More

    Software must: be pre-approved by Google; offer one-click, complete uninstall; provide clear, full disclosure and transparency to people about what is being installed and what changes are being made to their devices; install itself on only one...

  8. Google Challenges U.S. National Security Letter in Court

    At the time the company said it was working with the authorities to improve transparency around the subject, but according to court filings it is also fighting against handing over users' data. Fornasero's reference to Section 2709 refers to the...

  9. Google Provides Vague Range of How Often FBI Seeks User Data

    Google receives thousands of requests from law enforcement authorities to hand over user data, and while the firm was one of the first to publish transparency reports, it took until today for Google to work out a way to publish statistics about...

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

    Today, Google released new data in the Transparency Report, showing user data requests received, through which means, and for how many of those requests data was produced and presumably released to the requesting party.

  11. Government SEO is Broken

    Improving Transparency and Accessibility to Government Services with SEO Direct access to government services and information via search is in many ways an optimal user experience. Search engines are often the first step in the user experience, the...