Requests for Google User Account Info by Governments Are on the Rise

Google said today that the overall number of requests it has received from government agencies around the world for information on the accounts of its users has nearly doubled in the last three years. The disclosure comes in the latest update to Google’s Transparency Report, the running tally the Internet giant keeps on such metrics … Continue reading

US will not seek death penalty for Edward Snowden, Holder tells Russia

Reports this week claimed Snowden had applied for asylum in Russia because he feared torture if he was returned to US The US has told the Russian government that it will not seek the death penalty for Edward Snowden should he be extradited, in an attempt to prevent Moscow from granting asylum to the former … Continue reading