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Google says government requests for user data at all-time high

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Government requests worldwide for user data related to search engine traffic on Google increased 29% from 2014 to 2015, according to the search site’s most recent Transparency Report, which was published today.

Google reports on the government requests every six months. In the second half of 2015, it said it received more than 40,000 requests for data related to more than 81,000 user accounts; That compares to the first half of the year when Google received about 35,000 requests related to about 69,000 accounts.

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