Skip to comments.Yahoo reports 29,000 data requests
Posted on 09/06/2013 4:43:29 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
Yahoo received some 29,000 government requests for data on its users this year, with almost half coming from the United States, according to the company's global transparency report released Friday.
Yahoo said in the report, covering the first six months of 2013, that 12,444 of the requests from worldwide governments came from the United States.
"At Yahoo, we take the privacy of our users seriously," general counsel Ron Bell said in a blog post.
"We also recognize our role as a global company in promoting freedom of expression wherever we do business. That's why we're issuing our first global law enforcement transparency report."
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No you don't.
Nah, they’re playing numbers games, here.
A LOT of times a SINGLE request is something like, “gimme everything that came from Europe today..” —that can easily be MILLIONS of individual emails, texts, etc.
So the problem is literally THOUSANDS of times worse than it appears in this article.
The words NSA uses in denials or denials tend to be very, very, very, very legalistic in order to deceive you “without deceiving you”.
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No you don’t.
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