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13,753 Gov't Requests For Google E-Mail Data in 2012, Most Without Warrant

By Matt Cover | February 22, 2013

(CNSNews.com) - American government agencies – state, local, and federal -- made a record 13,753 requests to read emails or gather other information sent through Google’s Gmail and other services in 2012, more than half without warrants, according to statistics released by Google.

The total number of users about whom government agencies wanted information also set a record at 31,072, up from 23,300 in 2011, the first year Google began reporting the data. The discrepancy comes because government agencies request information on multiple users or accounts at the same time.

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Thanks for posting. See also, from not so long ago:

Thanks for posting.

See also, from not so long ago:

Google Resists Subpoena seeking documents related to several Checkout accounts, September 11, 2012

http://www.dailypaul.com/254339/google-resists-subpoena-seek...

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