Facebook, LinkedIn, Yahoo, Google, and Microsoft release new NSA data

Facebook, LinkedIn, Yahoo, Google, and Microsoft have all released new data about the national security requests they’ve received. Under new rules from the US government, each company is now allowed to provide how many requests for member data it’s received, the number of accounts impacted, and the percentage that they respond to.

All the big tech companies are opening up a bit more about requests made by the U.S. National Security Agency, with GoogleMicrosoftFacebookYahoo and LinkedIn detailing new info included in their respective transparency reports today. The new reports now include how many requests for the data of its members it has received from the government, how many total users were affected, and what percentage of those receive a response from the company.

Read full article

Comments