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Verizon Received 320,000 Law Enforcement Requests For Customer Data Last Year | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Verizon received 320,000 U.S. law enforcement requests for customer names, phone call records, text messages, and other kinds of customer data in 2013...

Facebook Could Be Making A Big Change Following PRISM

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 06.12.2013 | Technology

In an about-face, Facebook is now saying that it wants to publish information about how the social networking site shares user information with federa...

FBI's 'Top Priority' In 2013: Seeking Ability To Snoop Online In Real Time

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.01.2013 | Technology

The FBI’s "top priority" in 2013 is to modernize surveillance law so authorities can monitor in real time the Web activities of Americans suspected ...

Google Says Big Brother Is Definitely Watching

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 11.14.2012 | Technology

The internet is becoming an increasingly monitored sphere. According to Google's sixth bi-annual Transparency Report, released on Nov. 13, the num...

Privacy? What's That?

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 09.07.2012 | Technology
Eric Yaverbaum

We sometimes assume that our bank records, our telephone conversations, our Tweets and our Facebook postings are only shared with our permission to our circle of friends and followers. Not so.

13 Countries That Request The Most User Data From Google

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 01.01.2012 | Technology

Between January and June 2011 Google received 15,640 requests for user information from countries around the globe. The search giant makes this inform...

The 11 Snoopiest Governments, According To Google

The Huffington Post | Megan Hess | Posted 08.30.2011 | Technology

Google regularly receives requests from governments around the world, asking them to remove content and fork over user data. In its recently publi...

Google Report Shows Where Content Is Blocked

CNET | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

On Tuesday, Google will introduce a new tool called the Transparency Report, at It publishes where and when Internet t...