Sunday, April 19, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Moore's Law And The Software Industry
Adobe And Windows Zero-Day Exploits Likely Leveraged by Russians In Highly-Targeted Attack
Samsung Logo Removed From Japanese Smartphones
Google Is Getting Serious With Project Loon
New Technology Can Track Detailed Hand Motion
Office Universal apps Coming Next Month On Windows 10 for Phones
FCC Makes 150 MHz Of Contiguous Spectrum Available To Telecom Companies
Google Extends Chrome Support For Windows XP
Active Discussions
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Question about nero
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
Need serious help!!!!
burning
 Home > News > General Computing > Google ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, November 14, 2013
Google Has Received Double The Government Requests Than Three Years Ago


In a year in which government surveillance has dominated the headlines, Google says that since 2010, the requests it has received from governments for user information have increased by more than 100 percent.

The search giant has updated its Transparency Report for the eighth time. The latest report includes additional information about legal process for U.S. criminal requests: breaking out emergency disclosures, wiretap orders, pen register orders and other court orders.



Google says it wants to go even further with the released information, but the U.S. Department of Justice contends that U.S. law does not allow us to share information about some national security requests that the company might receive. Specifically, the U.S. government argues that Google cannot share information about the requests it receives (if any) under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

Earlier this year, Google brought a federal case to assert that it has the right to shine more light on the FISA process. In addition, the company recently wrote a letter of support (PDF) for two pieces of legislation currently proposed in the U.S. Congress.




Previous
Next
IBM Watson OpensTo Developers        All News        Facebook Updates Messenger For Android
IBM Watson OpensTo Developers     General Computing News      Google Sites Led The October Search Market

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Europe Charges Google In Antitrust Case
Google is Working on Battery Technology
Google Plans YouTube Subscription Service
Child and Consumer Advocates Urge Federal Trade Commission to Investigate Google for Deceptive Advertising Directed at Children
China Internet Authority Slams Google Over Certificate Rejection
European Regulators To File Antitrust Charges Against Google
Google To Use SSDs From Samsung: report
Google Now Offers A Gmail For Android Users
Google To Get Into The Operating Room
Google Defeated in English Court - Decision Opens Door for Litigation by Millions of British Apple Users
Google To Show Targetted Ads To Fiber TV Customers
Consumer Watchdog Calls On FTC To Re-Open Its Google Investigation

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .