Should the social network be able to contest a search warrant on behalf of its users? That issue is now being debated in court.
The nation's fourth-largest wireless carrier fielded more government data requests than AT&T, Verizon and Sprint.
Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes a bill that would have required law enforcement to obtain a warrant before using surveillance drones.
The bill, which is now on the governor's desk, pits privacy advocates against law enforcement interests in managing the emerging technology.
Social network was under a gag order until recently to disclose "by far the largest" search warrant request it's ever received.
The two are the latest to publicly support Microsoft in its protest of a search warrant for customer emails stored abroad.
A federal court of appeals rules that cell phone carriers have no obligation to hand over users' location history without a warrant.
Company says demand for emails stored in Ireland violates foreign sovereignty, erodes trust in US firms. US says it's essential for crime fighting.
The e-commerce company reveals the number of government requests for data it received so far this year, joining a growing list of firms releasing such information.
Microsoft responds to reports that it completely disabled consoles belonging to people who violated a nondisclosure agreement.