Facebook hails thousands of data requests from US gov't

By REUTERS
June 15, 2013 04:25

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc received between 9,000 and 10,000 requests for user data from various US government entities in 2012's second half, involving 18,000 to 19,000 of its users' accounts, the worlds largest social network said in a Friday blogpost.

The company said it released the information after reaching a deal about disclosures with US national security authorities.


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