But the company's biannual transparency report shows that governments worldwide still ask for data from tens of thousands of users.
The email for the acting secretary at the time, Chad Wolf, was among those breached in a hacking campaign attributed to Russian intelligence.
The Defense Intelligence Agency separates information on US residents, according to The New York Times, but can search the data with permission.
The Chinese government has frequently used surveillance technology to oppress the minority population.
While Google releases biannual reports of government requests it receives, the company hasn't shared how many of them are dragnet queries.
The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General says it's looking into how the agency uses phone location data obtained without warrants through apps.
Court records in an arson case show that Google gave away data on people who searched for a specific address.
Her Sept. 17 letter to the SEC requested that the surveillance company disclose details about its government ties and data security protections.
Public Health Wales says the private health data was published by mistake and visible for 20 hours.
The ordinance outlaws the use of facial recognition not only by government agencies, but also by private businesses.
Chinese officials have changed their rules on exporting technology, a move that could complicate a potential TikTok sale to a US company, says a report.
Google staffers have criticized how the company explains data privacy controls, calling Google's approach a mess.