Gov Spying Through Google Hits Record High Under Trump Administration

From our “Here comes the new boss, same as the old boss” files, comes this story about Google.  Apparently, after Donald Trump, the alleged champion of liberty, took office, the attempts by the government to spy on Americans have not decreased.  If this record is any indication of what else might be going on, it’s possible the efforts by the government to spy on its citizens has only increased under Trump.  Google’s biannual transparency report indicates that the number of gov requests for users’ private data has hit record highs during the first six months of this year, 2017.

 

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From Zero Hedge

Google has just released its biannual transparency report disclosing the number of requests governments send for users’ private data.

As Statista’s Niall McCarthy detailsin the first six months of this yearthe search engine giant received 48,941 requests for data while83,345 accounts were specified in those requests.

Infographic: Google Reports Record Level Of Government Data Requests  | Statista

You will find more statistics at Statista

 

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