Google describes what steps before the disclosure of user information to governments




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Google describes what steps before the disclosure of user information to governments

March 6, 2013

A company “Google” for how it would deal with any governmental request to detect any service user information of their services, as part of a policy of transparency pursued by the company.

She explained, “Google” official via her blog that they are a number of steps when you receive any request of this kind, where you start reviewing the application and measurement of its legality and its reflection of the regulations of the company.

The U.S. company said it then try to minimize the amount of information given to the government authority, if the volume of information to be disclosed is exaggerated.

The “Google” it is considering the need to inform the user of the required disclosure of his information and to be able to contact the relevant government to inquire about the request or consult a lawyer.

The company stresses that it sometimes refuses to disclose any information to government authorities and security if the applications is with a note inspection allows them to do so, especially if the application contains a statement Baloloj for the user account and search the content.

The “Google” revealed in the latest report of transparency for the second half of last year, rising government requests to reveal private information online users exceeded 70%.

The company’s management has received U.S. in the second half only last year 21389 request from the Government Organizations want to get information about 33,634 users of the company’s services on the Internet, and compared to 20938 request in the first half of the same year.

It is worth mentioning that the companies “Google” and “Microsoft” and “Yahoo” and “Facebook” declared by refusing to disclose to the authorities for any content messages to their employers before issuing a warrant so, and their quest for the exit of U.S. law codifies them.
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