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Government requests for user account information made to Twitter pale in comparison to the number made to Google, but nonetheless, the number is on the rise according to Twitter’s Transparency Report, released today. Twitter’s report said government requests are generally made in conjunction with some kind of criminal investigation; 815 requests came from the United States government and Twitter complied 69 percent of the time; 57 percent worldwide.
An important milestone that should compel all social networks to be
much more diligent about preserving privacy and providing robust
security was established by federal regulators with Twitter. Read the full article. [The Last Watchdog]