America’s intelligence czar says his office will for the first time publish a transparency report, in part similar to the ones issued by tech companies, that will show how often the spy services ask for data.
Facebook is sharing data for the first time about how often the government asks for information about its users. In doing so, it is joining an industry-wide fight by tech companies to shine more light on surveillance and data requests.
Google has expanded its Transparency Report to include the global malware problem. The new feature includes a map that shows which countries have the highest rate of infected sites.
Google has published new numbers that show how governments around the world are asking to remove more content from services like YouTube than ever before.
Google published its latest report about how often governments are asking for data about individuals. The growth of this type of surveillance means that Facebook should consider publishing a report of its own.
New data released by Google shows that US government requests to remove search results, YouTube videos and other content has increased by 103 percent. Information from around the world show countries targeting everything from social network profiles to a citizen peeing on a passport.
Google today released a new picture of the millions of links it scrubs from its search results in response to requests from Microsoft, movie studios and other content owners.