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Apple received 5,000 data requests from US govt in 6 months

17.06.2013 07:22

Apple received thousands of requests from US authorities for user info, but was unaware of Washington’s PRISM program, the company said. It joins internet giants Facebook, Google and Microsoft, which all disclosed data at the behest of the authorities.

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Anonymous user 18.06.2013 15:58

The warrants usually come with gag orders that prohibit companies from releasing any information.

Anonymous user 18.06.2013 12:39

They're all disgusting, even if they couldn't say no, they could inform the people of the requests.

 

Phil Mccanless 18.06.2013 09:30

The massive warrant-less spying on people is treasonous, criminal and tyrannical. Any government official who sanctions or allows this sort of dictatorial powerlust should be arrested and tried.

Anonymous user 18.06.2013 02:26

Because terrorist are big apple fans right? I'm so sure, what bs. NSA excuse after excuse.

Anonymous user 18.06.2013 01:41

why don't i believe anybody anymore

Anonymous user 17.06.2013 21:26

Privacy is over! And I do think it's going to get much worse, quite soon.

Anonymous user 17.06.2013 18:43

Slave labor, corporate tax evasion, and NSA snitches. Don't you just love your new Iphone?

Anonymous user 17.06.2013 13:58

Wormy Apple? No, tkanks.

Anonymous user 17.06.2013 12:58

Customers should have class action suits against Apple, AOL, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Yahoo,etc

Anonymous user 17.06.2013 12:35

The 5000 requests are a red herring, a distraction while the government is draining the main servers

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