Google, Facebook and Yahoo petition court to disclose government data requests | Engadget


It’s not every day you see Google, Facebook and Yahoo aligned on a issue, but a push toward increased governmental transparency is just the sort of cause that’ll put competing web companies on the same outraged page. All three noted [September 9, 2013] through their respective channels that they’ve filed petitions with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) to disclose the number of requests the government has issued for user data under national security statutes.

The full story: Google, Facebook and Yahoo petition court to disclose government data requests | Engadget.