Category: transparency report

China Roundup: TikTok receives most government requests from India and US 0

China Roundup: TikTok receives most government requests from India and US

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FBI secretly demands a ton of consumer data from credit agencies. Now lawmakers want answers 0

FBI secretly demands a ton of consumer data from credit agencies. Now lawmakers want answers

Recently released documents revealed the FBI has for years secretly demanded vast amounts of Americans’ consumer and financial information from the largest U.S. credit agencies. The FBI regularly uses these legal powers — known...

Many smart home device makers still won’t say if they give your data to the government 0

Many smart home device makers still won’t say if they give your data to the government

A year ago, we asked some of the most prominent smart home device makers if they have given customer data to governments. The results were mixed. The big three smart home device makers —...

Uber reports a sharp rise in government demands for user data 0

Uber reports a sharp rise in government demands for user data

Uber says the number of legal demands for riders’ data made by U.S. and Canadian authorities has risen sharply in the past year. The ride-hailing company said the number of law enforcement demands for...

Facebook says government demands for user data are at a record high 0

Facebook says government demands for user data are at a record high

Facebook’s latest transparency report is out. The social media giant said the number of government demands for user data increased by 16% to 128,617 demands during the first-half of this year compared to the...