Facebook and Microsoft the government requests information




Facebook and Microsoft the government requests information
The dissemination of information came after an agreement with the U.S. government allowing Internet companies to publish statistics on government requests information regarding its users

The two companies reached “Facebook” and “Microsoft” to an agreement with the U.S. government permitted to publish limited information about the number of government requests received by the company regarding the disclosure of information involved in the services. According to the agency “Reuters” .

The company “Facebook” first revealed on Friday as the number of government requests, it came in a statement published by lawyer company “Ted Oluot” on site “Facebook” that the company had received a total of 9,000 to 10,000 government request for disclosure of data from 18000 to 19,000 users, and that during the second half of last year. These orders were issued by various government institutions, such as police departments and the National Security Agency.

Not be delayed “Microsoft” a lot of “Facebook”, where a similar statement was issued by “John Frank,” vice president of Microsoft, stating that “Microsoft” had received in the second half of last year from 6000 to 7000 government request for the purpose of detection equivalent data from 31000 to 32000 in the joint services.

It is noteworthy that companies “Facebook”, “Microsoft” and “Google” had fought negotiations and wide with the U.S. authorities to allow them to publish information on the census and the government requests received by these companies with respect to information users, and this after leaked documents published by the newspaper “The Guardian “relating to the establishment of these companies to allow access to American intelligence systems to bring any information you need for any user of these companies and without any obstacles as part of a program called Prism PRISM , which has been disclosed before, ” Edward Snowden . ”

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