Secret court makes refusing government data requests tricky for companies

By Rick
Jun 14, 2013
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  1. Sources in touch with the New York Times purport that Yahoo was one of the companies with enough brass to try to resist national security data requests before its indoctrination into PRISM. In a secretive court though, the company was...

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  2. Tygerstrike

    Tygerstrike TS Enthusiast Posts: 827   +93

    Everyone is blasting the govt for WANTING the information, when they should be blasting the tech companies for GIVING the information. So not only does the govt have access to this information, so do all these tech companies. Where exactly is there privacy to violate?? If more then one entity<you> has the information, is it even considered personal or private??
  3. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 7,902   +2,128

    In other words by use of the Internet, we are unwillingly relinquishing all rights to the Fourth Amendment.
    wastedkill likes this.
  4. m4a4

    m4a4 TS Addict Posts: 622   +177

    Yeah, and what would the government do if they didn't give the information? There's a chance they already found that out and do not want to resist.
    Last I checked the government has been playing dirty in certain situations (*cough*IRS*cough*)...

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