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Judge orders Google to comply with FBI's secret NSL demands

A federal judge tells the company to comply with the FBI's warrantless National Security Letter requests for user details, despite ongoing concerns about their constitutionality.

By May 31, 2013

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Government gag orders violate free speech, tech giants contend

Yahoo, Google, Microsoft, Facebook want clearance to disclose what type of national security info requests they get.

By May 23, 2014

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Microsoft challenges FBI gag order -- and wins

Documents unsealed by a federal court show Microsoft successfully litigated an information request from the FBI on one of its cloud customers.

By May 22, 2014

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Justice Department tries to force Google to hand over user data

Secret lawsuit in Manhattan filed last month asks judge to force Google to cough up user data without a search warrant. A different court has already ruled that the process is unconstitutional.

By May 31, 2013

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NSA Senate oversight bill may handcuff U.S. companies

Proposal that supposedly increases oversight of the National Security Agency instead could hinder companies trying to challenge warrantless demands for their confidential customer data.

By July 9, 2013

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Justice Department slip names Google in data demands case

A recent court filing by the Justice Department redacts Google's name in all instances but one, finally making official what had been an open secret.

By August 26, 2013

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Government demands for Google user data skyrocket

Google says it's getting more requests for user data than ever before, while simultaneously pressuring the US government to change how it regulates electronic communications.

By September 15, 2014

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Google offers data on FBI's national-security-related requests for user identities

In its Transparency Report, the company starts including some information on national security letters from the FBI, which seek data on some Web users with Google accounts.

By March 5, 2013

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Google fights FBI's warrantless data requests in federal court

It's the first major company to openly challenge FBI's warrantless data-gathering known as national security letters, which authorize a gag order ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge.

By April 4, 2013

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Rift on display between tech industry, White House over NSA requests

Tech companies and privacy groups petition the White House and Congress, urging "greater transparency" over secret demands for accessing private user data.

By July 18, 2013