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Apple, Facebook and Google set to expand transparency on government data requests

By Justin Kahn
May 3, 2014
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  1. Google, Apple and other big tech companies have been waiting for the US government to give them full permission to publish data requests since last year, and now reports suggest the companies are tired of waiting. The Washington Post reports...

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  2. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Evangelist Posts: 1,392   +329

    Yay! Thats it fight the government, first step towards corporation congress xD...Continuum...
     
  3. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,156   +1,431

    Rubbing on them black windows doesn't make them any more transparent :)

    It does look like built by people who's got a lot to hide :)
     
  4. Raoul Duke

    Raoul Duke TS Guru Posts: 930   +354

    Reminds me of a TV show I watched about government tapping into an ISP, the representative of the ISP said "I cannot confirm or deny that the activity in question took place" (apparently it is illegal to acknowledge that you have been served a request from the government). Same laws are in place so I don't see how there is any greater transparency.
     
  5. Absolutely laughable! The sad part is that either the journalists who write this propagandist crap actually believe it or they are under threat of losing their jobs if they don't suck up to their paymasters. Try writing about the advancements in free energy and see how 'free' the press is then!
     

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