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US Making Most Requests For Facebook User Information
2013-08-28 10:25:19

A new report from Facebook lists, for the first time, which countries have asked for user data and how many accounts were involved. The US tops this list, making by far the most requests for user data.

US Government Behind Most Twitter Data Requests
2013-08-01 10:40:20

Twitter released its semiannual transparency report yesterday and revealed that the US government is responsible for 78 percent of all the requests for data the micro-blogging site receives.

2013-06-19 23:14:43

CloudBolt Software's C2 plays critical role in Dell’s cloud offering to the US government. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 CloudBolt Software,

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.

Apple Denies Knowledge Of PRISM
2013-06-17 09:58:13

In less than six months Apple received between four and five thousand requests from the US government about customer data as a part of PRISM.

Microsoft And Facebook Answer To Data Requests
2013-06-16 05:42:38

On Friday night, Microsoft and Facebook independently announced that the US government had somewhat relaxed their nondisclosure agreements, allowing them to reveal they had thousands of requests from authorities for user data affecting tens of thousands of individuals.

2013-06-11 23:14:48

A Just Cause and Friends of Justice argue that financial analysis shows the federal case resulting in imprisonment of executives of IRP Solutions in Colorado was about debt. Denver,

NSA Gains Court Order To Collect Data On All Verizon Calls
2013-06-06 07:46:25

According to a British newspaper, the US government has been secretly collecting the phone records of millions of Verizon customers since April 25.

2013-05-29 23:14:53

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Anonymous Threat Forces US Navy To Shut Down Wi-Fi Networks
2013-05-21 14:44:03

Last week the hacker collective Anonymous began advertising another one of their “campaigns” to attack the US government as a form of protest. Taking to Twitter, the group said they planned to “disrupt activities” at US Naval Base Guantanamo Bay in protest of the way prisoners have reportedly been treated there.

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.