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​Yahoo updates methodology in new transparency report

The company changes how it tallies government requests for data in its second transparency report, following tech firm push back over the past year.

By Mar. 27, 2014

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Correction: Google's transparency report

This story originally miscast some details of the government data requests to Google. US government requests accounted for 42 percent of the global total from January to June 2013. Google's first transparency report covered the period from July to December 2009.

By Nov. 14, 2013

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Tumblr lets loose its first Transparency Report

The blogging platform's first biannual report detailing government requests for user data shows it fulfilled 76 percent of the 462 requests it received.

By Feb. 3, 2014

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Jack Dorsey: Square builds trust with 'responsible transparency'

At GigaOm Roadmap, Square's CEO said that someone must take and share notes from any company "meeting of substance" to keep all employees in the loop.

By Nov. 5, 2013

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Verizon Transparency Report reveals 164,000 subpoenas, 1,500 wiretaps

The company received about 320,000 requests for customer information in the US, and just a few thousand internationally.

By Jan. 22, 2014

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Feds say no to added transparency on spy requests

Several tech companies want to clear up misconceptions on the sharing of user data with the government, but the US Justice Department is against revealing more information on its requests.

By Oct. 2, 2013

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Web giants demand more transparency on spy inquiries

In an open letter, some of the biggest names in tech, along with leading advocacy groups, ask Congress to expedite the right to be transparent about government surveillance of users.

By Sep. 30, 2013

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LinkedIn files motion for greater transparency on spy requests

The social network joins Google, Facebook, Yahoo, and others in effort to reassure customers by winning right to publish specific numbers on government requests for user data.

By Sep. 17, 2013

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US intelligence chief promises transparency reports

The annual reports, however, will be geared toward "aggregate information" on certain information-gathering activities and will be "limited by our need to protect intelligence sources and methods."

By Aug. 30, 2013

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Group of tech giants to demand greater NSA transparency

Sixty-three companies, trade groups, and civil liberties groups will ask officials for greater latitude in reporting U.S. government requests for user information, according to a letter obtained by AllThingsD.

By Jul. 17, 2013