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2014-09-12 06:29:02

The US government threatened Yahoo with fines of $250,000 per day if it failed to comply with demands to turn over the online communication data of international customers, officials at the web portal have revealed.

NSA Overhaul Proposed By White House And Congress
2014-03-26 06:37:17

President Obama and members of Congress proposed on Tuesday plans to end the NSA's bulk collection and storage of Americans’ telephone records, although both proposals would still allow the Obama administration to access this information when needed.

Google Gets Flood Of Government User Data Requests
2013-11-14 15:57:06

Google says the number of requests it gets from governments for user information has increased by more than 100 percent since 2010.

Dropbox Petitions FISA For Right To Disclose National Security Requests
2013-09-25 05:39:07

Cloud storage provider Dropbox has joined Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Yahoo, LinkedIn and others in seeking permission to publish the number of national security requests it has received from the federal government, and the number of users those requests involve.

FISA Talks With US Government Break Down, Google And Microsoft Filing Lawsuit
2013-09-01 08:06:14

Microsoft and Google are threatening to sue the US government after failing to convince the Justice Department to reveal more information about official requests for user data collected under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

Google Adds Depth To Searches
2013-08-07 11:24:28

Google is working to improve their core product, search, by including more in-depth articles in the results.

No Safe Haven On Internet, NSA Can Access It All
2013-07-31 14:58:15

New light has been shed on both the extent of the NSA's surveillance programs and how this information is shared with other government officials. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence released three documents today which have until now been kept in privacy and detail how information is obtained and stored.

European Students File Suit Against Large American Companies Over Data-Mining Controversy
2013-06-27 14:36:18

As Americans still reel from the news of an NSA data-mining operation and large companies ask the government for permission to be transparent and reveal what information has been requested, one group of European students claims the entire practice violates their right to privacy.

Google Wants Transparency In Data-Mining Request Release
2013-06-19 09:58:57

Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Yahoo have all released the number of data requests they’ve received from the government as a part of investigations and PRISM, the data-mining program used by the National Security Agency (NSA).

Yahoo Reveals Amount Of Data Requests From Government Data-Mining Program
2013-06-18 11:34:15

Following the lead of Apple, Facebook and Microsoft, Yahoo's Marissa Mayer yesterday announced the number of surveillance requests the Internet search company has received from the US government as a part of the NSA’s PRISM program.


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