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U.S. Makes Nearly Half Of Government Facebook User Information Requests

The latest Facebook disclosure on how often governments around the world request user information reveals that the United States government does much more snooping into the social network than any other country.

11/05/2014

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Twitter Sues Government For Right To Release Federal Surveillance Records

Sighting need for to provide transparency to customers and the desire to express their free speech rights, Twitter is suing the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the right to disclose the exact number of court orders and security requests they get from the federal government.

10/07/2014

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Google Fielding More Government Demands On User Searches, Emails

Google said it is fielding more legal demands from governments around the world seeking to learn more about the people using its Internet search engine, email and other services.

01/23/2013

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