Government Surveillance Requests 2012

Google reveals government surveillance requests on the rise, led by the U.S.

By on November 15, 2012 at 12:05 PM.

Google reveals government surveillance requests on the rise, led by the U.S.

Perhaps surprising no one, Google (GOOG)¬†published its latest Transparency Report this week revealing it received 20,938 requests from governments around the world to hand over user data between January and June 2012. The bi-annual Transparency Report shows an increase of 2,681 requests since the last report and an increase of 5,194 requests from the same period a year ago. More →

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