Plans to expand the prism effect, Yahoo announced the government to follow up call numbers

Jun

18

2013

Plans to expand the prism effect, Yahoo announced the government to follow up call numbers
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In the prism plan after exposure, Chuan added companies have denied prism program, the 18th Yahoo also announced a follow-up call to the government figures.

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and General Counsel Ron Bell 18 at the official website announced committed to protecting user privacy, in addition, like other peers, Yahoo also revealed that within six months the U.S. government requires the user to Yahoo amount of information, and will soon Yahoo launched the first law enforcement transparency report.

In the December 1, 2012 to May 31, 2013 ended, Yahoo received information from the government to provide the required range between 12,000 and 13,000, which includes call Crime Investigation basis, foreign intelligence surveillance Act (FISA), and other and so on. The most common reason for the call as fraud, murder, kidnapping and other crimes investigation.

Marissa Mayer blog post also said that while Yahoo can not legally open FISA call numbers, but Yahoo urged the U.S. government to reconsider the idea.

FISA prism plan for the NSA legal basis, according to FISA publicly invoked privacy information numbers will be able to know the NSA program accounted prism proportion of these calls requires much. However, figures released FISA calls only to U.S. citizens as guaranteed, as foreigners covered by FISA, your every move may still be under the supervision of Big Brother in the United States.

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