Google reveals its transparency report for the first half of 2013




Most orders received by Google before the Government United States

Google announced on Thursday its transparency report for the first half of this year, to reveal the details of Government requests it has received, in order to reveal information of its users.

The report revealed the company doubled the number of applications received by the Government since 2010, Google has linked the increase to the growth of the company’s services, with reference to the figures revealed by Google only returns to what is allowed to disclose it, so the company is not allowed to disclose requests for u.s. national security, according to the company.

The report noted that most Government requests received by Google during the first half of this year was the United States, where the Government received about 10,911 request from that Government.

The Government of India came in second place by 1962, then the German Government b 2311, followed by the French Government and the Government of the United Kingdom.

And does not appear on the information revealed by Google any requests from Governments in Arabic countries.

Google has promised its users more transparency in the future, noting that it was seeking to make its transparency reports clearer, more details on the support of those requests.

And a number of American technology companies, including Google, have sent a letter to the US President “Barack Obama” and his administration and Congress, to allow them to issue reports of transparency about data requests related to national security, in July.

More than great technology company alternated on disclosure reports reflect the size of Government requests for information, and are called transparency reports, since raising the NSA spy scandal to Internet users with the help of technology known as “Prism scandal.

The rate of requests received by “Google,” according to the report
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