Tag Archives: Requests

Google Says User Data Requests From India at an All-Time High

HIGHLIGHTS Google received 3,843 requests for data from 6,343 government accounts That is 391 more requests than the same period in 2016 This is the highest number of requests since 2009 The number of requests that Google received from India in the first half of 2017 for disclosing user data was at an all-time high, reveals the latest biannual transparency… Read More »

Facebook Says Government Data Requests Continue to Rise; India, US Top List

Facebook said Thursday it had received 13 percent more government requests for user data in the second half of 2015, with more than 46,000 requests worldwide. The leading social network, in its twice-annual “transparency report,” said the number of items “restricted” for violating local laws more than doubled compared to the prior six-month period, to 55,827. “Overall, we… Read More »